Additional Resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

JAN is a free, confidential service from the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy that provides individualized accommodation solutions and technical assistance on the ADA. Among the areas that JAN can address are:

Accommodation options and low-cost solutions

Hiring, retaining and promoting qualified employees with disabilities

Employer responsibilities under the ADA

Addressing accessibility issues, including accessible technology

www.AskJAN.org

1-800-526-7234 (V/TTY)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

 

The EEOC enforces the ADA's employment provisions. The section of its Web site titled "Disability Discrimination" provides access to numerous publications, including several specifically designed to answer employer questions and concerns.

www.eeoc.gov

1-800-669-4000 (V); 1-800-669-6820 (TTY)

 

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) ADA Home Page

 

The ADA Home Page includes many excellent resources for employers. The "ADA Business Connection" section of the site includes business briefs and tax incentive information.

www.ada.gov

800-514-0301 (V); 800-514-0383 (TTY)

Americans with Disabilities Act National Network

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act National Network, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education's National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, consists of 10 regional centers and an ADA Knowledge Translation Center which provide ADA information, training and technical assistance across the nation.

www.adata.org

1-800-949-4232 (V/TTY)

 

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