Disability Center of America is committed to the ideal of equality in civic life for all persons regardless of disability, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

We promote the rights of individuals with disabilities and strive to attain justice and equal treatment in businesses, housing, government services, transportation and employment.

THIS GUIDE WILL TELL YOU:

  • What a disability is under the ADA.
  • Who has to comply under Title III of the ADA.
  • What covered places have to do in order to comply with Title III of the ADA.
  • What covered places do not have to do under Title III of the ADA.
  • What to do if you think a covered place is not in compliance with Title III of the ADA.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?

  • Contact your regional disability assistance center.
  • Contact the owner of the business.
  • Contact your local Independent Disability Rights Center or other disability organizations.
  • File a Title III Complaint with the U. S. Department of Justice.
  • Contact a private attorney who specializes in ADA cases.
GUIDE TO DISABILITY RIGHTS LAWS:

This guide is intended to answer some basic questions so that individuals with disabilities can understand some of their rights and understand what to do if their rights have been violated. This guide is informational only and is not intended to be legal advice. Also, the law addressed in this guide may change based on different court’ s interpretations of it. Whenever anyone has an actual legal problem it is best to contact a lawyer to determine which laws may apply to that specific situation at that time.