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Using the ADA Collection:The ADA Collection consists of more than 7,400 documents. Use the search box above to enter keywords and search the entire ADA Collection. You can choose to search "Everything" or to search an ADA category, such as "Only Employment". Use the drop-down list to see your choices!

You can also browse any of the 9 ADA categories shown in the left column. Use the links in the left column to browse to the individual categories and documents in the collection.

We have also created several additional collections (over 15,000 documents) shown in the right column. By selecting the collection of your choice you can search just the documents in that particular collection.

Getting Started:

Not sure how to get started? We've put together a set of Basic ADA Information on a separate page. You can also try our Keyword Searches. We've created hundreds of tailored searches for subjects of interest.

News and Notes:

Welcome to the ADA Document Portal. We hope you find the information you need.

We will continue to add new materials to the collection. As we do so, we will alert you here and on individual category pages.


Our goal is to provide the best possible service. If you didn't find the answer to your ADA question, have a recommendation for new material, or any other suggestions or comments, we welcome your feedback. Please submit your questions, suggestions, and comments on our Feedback Form.

To contact your local ADA & IT Center call 1-800-949-4232 V/TTY .

Attribution and Disclaimer:

The ADA Document Portal was developed by Meeting the Challenge, Inc. under grant number H133G000221 from the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Continued operation and maintenance of the ADA Document Portal is supported by the ten ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers.

The information presented on this site is intended solely as informal guidance, and is neither a determination of legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor is it binding on any agency with enforcement responsibilities under the ADA.

Additional collections

The ADA Law
Frequently Asked Questions

Technical Assistance Manual
Employee Rights (EEOC site)
Employer Responsibilities (EEOC site)

State & Local Gov
Technical Assistance Manual
ADA Guide for Small Towns (USDOJ site)

Private Business
Technical Assistance Manual
ADA Guide for Small Business(USDOJ site)

Facility Access
Checklist for Existing Facilities (USDOJ PDF, requires Acrobat Reader) HTML version

Recreation Access

Technical Assistance Manual
Guaranteeing Access to Transportation (Fed Highway Admin site)

Frequently Asked Questions (FCC site)
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US Department of Transportation - Air Carrier Access Act
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