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North Colonie Board of Education | PDF
Statement of Interest (posted 7/6/15)

Civil Rights Division Publishes New ADA Technical Assistance for State and Local Governments
The Justice Blog (posted 6/30/15)

New York City Police Department | PDF
Statement of Interest (posted 6/29/15)

Camp Winnewald
Settlement Agreement (posted 6/29/15)

Harvard University | PDF
Statement of Interest (posted 6/25/15)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology | PDF
Statement of Interest (posted 6/25/15)

Camp Bravo
Settlement Agreement (posted 6/24/15)

Florida Department of Corrections | PDF
Letter of Findings (posted 6/17/15)

State of Idaho
Settlement Agreement (posted 6/16/15)

Amtrak | PDF
Letter of Findings (posted 6/10/15)

ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments | PDF
Title II Technical Assistance (posted 6/8/15)

Pennington County, South Dakota
Project Civic Access Agreement (posted 6/1/15)

Celebrating Access Today: 25th Anniversary Year of the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Justice Blog (posted 5/27/15)

Augusta County, VA, Polling Place Accessibility
Letter of Findings (posted 5/20/15)

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York
Complaint (posted 5/15/15)

Miami University | Complaint
Motion to Intervene (posted 5/13/15)

The Justice Blog: Ensuring Access to People with Disabilities
(posted 5/12/15)

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  • ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business The Department of Justice has revised its regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This rule takes effect on March 15, 2011, clarifies issues that have arisen over the past 20 years, and contains new requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards). This document provides guidance to assist small business owners in understanding how this new regulation applies to them.
  • A Guide to Disability Rights Laws. A Guide to Disability Rights Laws. A Guide to Disability Rights Law. A 21-page booklet that provides a brief overview of ten Federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities and provides information about the federal agencies to contact for more information. (Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Tagalog and Vietnamese editions available from the ADA Information Line.)
  • ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals The Department of Justice published revised final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for title II (State and local government services) and title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) on September 15, 2010, in the Federal Register. These requirements, or rules, clarify and refine issues that have arisen over the past 20 years and contain new, and updated, requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards).
  • ADA Video Gallery ADA Video Gallery Quick Time and Real Player files. Open Captioned, Audio Description formats provided.
  • ADA: Know Your Rights: Returning Service Members with Disabilities ADA: Know Your Rights: Returning Service Members with Disabilities You've been seriously injured while serving on active duty in the U.S. Military -- perhaps you've lost a limb, sustained a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury, sustained hearing or vision loss, or are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- and now you're back in the States trying to adjust to living with your injury. This publication explains your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides information on where to get assistance.
     

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