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Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) Overview


Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a Federal law that provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion.  The ADA guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations (such as stores, restaurants, and hotels), employment, state and local government services, and
transportation. 

This document provides an overview to the ADA.