ADA Resource List

 

National Resources

ADA Web Search Portal: The ADA Web Search Portal is a focused search of important websites that contain information about the ADA. The purpose of the Portal is to connect individuals with high quality information about the Americans with Disabilities Act and to assist individuals in answering ADA questions.
Website: http://adata.org/ada-document-portal

Bender Consulting Services, Inc.: Bender Consulting Services, Inc.’s  mission is to recruit and hire people with disabilities for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors, including professions in the legal profession. Website:  www.benderconsult.com

Center for Information Technology Accommodation, Section 508 Resources: Website in the U.S. General Services Administration's Office for Government-Wide Policy where resources for understanding and implementing requirements of Section 508 can be accessed.
Website: www.section508.gov

Institute for Human Development: Provides research, services and educational training and programs for disabled persons.  Website: http://aztap/
Phone: 602.728.9534 (Voice)
602.728.9536 (TTY)
800.477.9921 (Toll Free)

Job Accommodation Network: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy Provides individuals and employers with free consulting services and information about job accommodations, the ADA and employability of people with disabilities. Consultants are available by telephone and email.
Website: http://www.dol.gov/odep/resources/jan.htm
Email:odep@dol.gov.
Phone: 800.526.7234 (Voice/TTY)
ADA Information Line: 800.232.9675 (Voice/TTY)

National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities:The National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities (NAAD) is the national voice for attorneys and other legal professionals with disabilities. Their Facebook page does have job postings for persons in the legal profession. Facebookpage: https://www.facebook.com/NAADattorneys/  World Wide Web page: http://www.naadlaw.org/

National Disability Rights Network: The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) works to improve the lives of people with disabilities by guarding against abuse; advocating for basic rights; and ensuring accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation, and within the juvenile and criminal justice systems.  NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and the Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Collectively, the Network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States. Employment Opportunities:  http://www.ndrn.org/en/for-members/employment-opportunities.html

Office of Personnel Management: Federal Employment of People with Disabilities includes directory of Selective Placement Program Coordinators, Special Emphasis Managers for Employment of Adults with Disabilities, or equivalent titles within federal government, who help recruit, hire and accommodate people with disabilities at each agency. Also includes information about "Schedule A Excepted Service Hiring Authority," which permits people with disabilities to apply for jobs which may be filled noncompetitively. www.opm.gov/

Regional Disability & Business Technical Assistance Centers: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Provides free information, materials, technical assistance and training on the ADA.
Phone: 800.949.4232 (Voice/TTY), Regional Office Serving AZ: http://www.adapacific.org/

U.S. Access Board: Provides information on accessible design and includes ADA accessibility guidelines.
Website: http://www.access-board.gov/

U.S. Department of Justice: Civil Rights Division ADA Information Line: 800.514.0301 (Voice) 800.514.0383 (TTY) Website: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/drs/

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: 1801 L Street N.W. Washington, DC 20507 Website: http://www.eeoc.gov

Arizona Resources

ADA Technical Assistance
Arizona Center for Disability Law Provides advice to job applicants and employees on accommodations and disability-related employment issues. Does not provide advice for employers.
Website: http://acdl.com/
Email: center@acdl.com
602.274.6287 (Phoenix Voice/TTY)
800.927.2260 (toll free for Phoenix Voice/TTY)

Arizona Office for Americans with Disabilities
Answers ADA-related questions, trains employers and employees on federal and state disability laws, evaluates compliance programs, provides resource materials and assists people with disabilities in understanding their rights.
Website: http://www.know-the-ada.com
Phone: 602.542.6276 (Voice) 602.542.6686 (TTY)

State of Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration
Provides rehabilitative and employment support services.
Website: https://www.caregiver.org/rehabilitation-services-administration-rsa-arizona-department-economic-security
Phone: Toll-Free: 800.563.1221
TTY - Maricopa County: 602.340.7771
TTY - Outside Maricopa County: 855.475.8194

Websites of Interest

ADA Document Center                                                                                                                                                             Education Resources Information Center                                                                                                                          
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
U.S. Department of Justice ADA Home Page
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

 

 




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