Information for people with disabilities, state and local governments, and businesses
Introduction to the ADA
How the ADA is structured, and how it protects the rights of people with disabilities
The definition of a service animal, where they can go, and how they assist people with disabilities
Find out how the ADA requires businesses, non-profits, and state/local governments to provide accessible parking spaces.
People with certain disabilities might communicate in different ways.
Equal Access to Child Care
The ADA requires child care centers to comply with the ADA. A child with a disability must never be turned away based on assumptions about their disability.
The ADA bans the unnecessary segregation of people with disabilities in a regulation called “the integration mandate.” State and local governments must offer services to people with disabilities in home and community settings.
State and local governments must ensure their emergency planning and management programs are accessible for persons with disabilities.
Find out how the ADA supports those who use walkers, wheelchairs, and other power-driven devices to get around.
Opioid Use Disorder
Find out the ADA's protections for people with Opioid Use Disorder.
Parents and prospective parents with disabilities are entitled to equal treatment and equal access to parenting opportunities.
The ADA prohibits healthcare providers from discriminating on the basis of disability. This is true when health care is provided in person or through “telehealth.”
State and Local Governments
If you are part of a state/local government program or a person with a disability, there are many aspects of the ADA that you should be familiar with.
Businesses That Are Open to the Public
If you are a business or a person with a disability, there are many aspects of the ADA that you should be familiar with. The information below is intended to help get you started.
Voting and Polling Places
The ADA requires state and local governments and their election officials to ensure that people with disabilities have a full and equal opportunity to vote in all elections.