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Information for people with disabilities, state and local governments, and businesses

  • Introduction to the ADA

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    How the ADA is structured, and how it protects the rights of people with disabilities

  • Service Animals

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    The definition of a service animal, where they can go, and how they assist people with disabilities

  • Parking

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    Find out how the ADA requires businesses, non-profits, and state/local governments to provide accessible parking spaces.

  • Effective Communication

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    People with certain disabilities might communicate in different ways.

  • Mobility Devices

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    Find out how the ADA supports those who use walkers, wheelchairs, and other power-driven devices to get around.