U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
Enforces Titles II and III of the ADA. Site includes information on ADA issues, filing charges and many publications which are free of charge. The site also has other sites which may prove interest to visitors including:
The ADA Home Page at http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm
and the Disabilites Rights Section at: http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/drs/drshome.htm
Medical Assistant Degrees
Medical Assisting Career Options for those with a Disability.
Jobs Accommodations Network
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by: 1) providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, 2)providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and 3) educating visitors about self-employment options.
U.S. Access Board
The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. Key responsibilities of the Board include: developing and maintaining accessibility requirements for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology; providing technical assistance and training on these guidelines and standards; and enforcing accessibility standards for federally funded facilities.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Enforces employment discrimination laws. Site includes information on employment discrimination, mediation and filing charges.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Enforces fair housing laws. HUD's mission is to increase home ownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
Federal Aviation Authority
Provides information on air travel for people with disabilities, including compliant process.
The mission of this site is to use the Internet to connect citizens to government benefit program eligibility information ; increase access to information, particularly for people with disabilities; reduce expense and difficulty of doing business with the government; and continue to add programs to become the single source for federal, state, and local government benefit programs.
Social Security Benefits
for a guide to benefits.
U.S. Department of Transportation
Provides information on access to transportation, transportation resources for people with disabilities and laws and regulations relating to transportation for people withe disabilities.