People with disabilities in America are covered by numerous laws that provide for equal treatment and anti-discrimination, the primary source being the Americans with Disabilities Act. This introductory seminar will discuss the history of the ADA, the five titles of the ADA, and an overview of laws provided in the ADA. Attendees will review scenario-based examples of the ADA’s provisions and learn how to file a complaint for discrimination. The seminar will also review laws and resources in addition to the ADA that provide protection for people with disabilities.
- Discover the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act, explore the five titles of the ADA, and review scenario-based FAQs about the ADA
- Identify basic principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination and learn how to file a complaint or claim for discrimination against a person with disabilities.
- Discuss employment discrimination, public accommodations, and state/government services, along with additional legal resources for disability rights, such as the Fair Housing Act, Telecommunications Act, Air Carrier Access Act, and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Olivia Renfroe, ACP