Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) National Network
Information and Support - Handbook, Projects, Research
1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 405, Chicago, IL, 60608-1316
Distance: 848 Miles
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Provides detailed information, guidance and training resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.
Though regional ADA knowledge centers, offers local assistance, guidance and implementation resources.
* Minnesota is represented by the Region 5 Great Lakes Center: http://www.adagreatlakes.org
- Adults with disabilities
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
- Older adults with disabilities
Contact the center at:
* Phone: (312) 413-1407
* TeleTypewriter (TTY): (312) 413-5765
* Video Phone: (312) 767-0377
Or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday (Central Time)
|Main - TTY for Great Lakes ADA Center||(312) 413-1407|
|Main - Video Phone||(312) 767-0377|
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DF-8000.0200Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance Definition
Programs that ensure that physical spaces (including buildings, parking lots, sidewalks, parks and other areas that are used by the public) are safe and free from obstacles which prevent access by people who have disabilities; that technologies (including software applications and operating systems, Web-based information and applications, telecommunications products, video and multimedia products, and commercial products such as information kiosks, calculators and fax machines) have features which support accessibility; and that enhancements which improve accessibility are implemented wherever possible. Legislation mandating accessibility for people with disabilities includes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (which took effect in 1992), the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) of 1968, and the Rehabilitation Act (which was amended in 1998 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities).
TD-1600.3100-180Disability Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws or other social measures that protect the rights of people who have physical, mental, developmental or learning disabilities and maximize their ability to enjoy the same opportunities, resources and privileges as the mainstream population.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
TN-1700Disability Associations Definition
Organizations whose members are individuals who work in the disability field and have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests, participating in education and training conferences, interacting with other professionals and taking advantage of other opportunities for personal and professional development. Many disability associations also include individuals with disabilities and their families in their membership. Disability associations may also advocate for the rights of people with disabilities and their caregivers; promote legislation that funds research and services for this population; and provide information for members and the general public. Included are associations that focus on a specific disability such as autism or brain injuries; and those that address a broad range of disability issues.
TP-4000.3250-050ADA Implementation Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for organizations that are in the process of implementing the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and have questions regarding its requirements.