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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive Federal civil rights law that requires equal opportunity and access for individuals with disabilities to the more than 6 million businesses in the United States. Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the ADA are essential to compliance.This section of the toolkit provides resources which will help businesses understand and comply with the requirements of the ADA.


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This site may link to materials developed by federal agencies and/or their grantees. Several of the links provided will take you to external websites. The content and materials available on this website is property of the Great Lakes ADA Center. This tool was developed under NIDILRR grant #90DP0091-01-00.