Americans with Disabilities Act
“The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation. It also mandates the establishment of TDD/telephone relay services.”-ADA
As a person who is Deaf/Harding of Hearing, or DeafBlind it is important to know about advocating for yourself and learning about your rights as an individual. Those rights are protected under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). Listed below are resources for you or for others who might need help understanding the law and how it can affect them. Within these resources provided, you will be able to have a copy of the law you can bring with you to appointments, meetings, or any situation in which advocating for yourself or others is needed. Deaf Focus hopes that this information assists in providing equal access for you and loved ones in every situation of your life.
Listed below is a pamphlet developed by the team members of Deaf Focus. Please click the links below to learn more!
Here is the link for the ADA homepage.