External Resources

The links below are provided by practicing ADA Coordinators who use these resources to support their work. If you have additional resources to offer your colleagues and would like them listed here, please submit them to one of the AHEAD ADA Coordinator SIG Chairs.

Trainings, Conferences and Organizations

National Association of ADA Coordinators
http://adacoordinators.org/

The Great Plains Region of the ADA National Network
https://adata.org/region-7-great-plains-ada-center

AHEAD Accessing Higher Ground Conference
http://accessinghigherground.org/

Additional Resources (in alphabetical order)

ADA.gov
ADA information and technical assistance; 2010 Standards
ADA Standards For Accessible Design (currently enforceable version)
https://www.ada.gov/

ADA National Network
Information, Guidance, and Training on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
http://www.adata.org

"Discrimination Based On Disability." U.S. Department of Education Office For Civil Rights Reading Room.
Includes the regulations for Title II of the ADA, the regulations for Section 504, “Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities: Higher Education's Obligations Under Section 504 and Title II of the ADA,” “Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities” and more.
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/publications.html#Section504

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT). University of Washington.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/

"Downloadable Disability Access Symbols." Graphic Artists Guild.
The twelve symbols may be used to promote and publicize accessibility of places, programs and other activities for people with various disabilities. Developed by the Graphic Artists Guild.
https://www.graphicartistsguild.org/tools_resources/downloadable-disability-access-symbols

Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
www.askjan.org/

National Council on Disability
NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.
www.ncd.org/

"Teaching Math to Students with Visual Impairments." Perkins School for the Blind.
perkinselearning.org

"The ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments." ADA.gov.
The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has issued the first installment of a technical assistance document designed to assist state and local officials to improve compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in their programs, services, activities, and facilities.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/pcatoolkit/toolkitmain.htm

The Ohio State University ADA Coordinator's Office
http://ada.osu.edu/

The United States Department of Justice
Resource list of disability related topics on DOJ site.
search.justice.gov

Think College
A national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability.
http://www.thinkcollege.net/index.php

United States Access Board
The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.
access-board.gov

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD reasonable accommodation rules.
portal.hud.gov

U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
https://www.dol.gov/odep/

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Guidance on employment and disability
eeoc.gov