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Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is the dissemination of information to assist the public, including individuals protected by the ADA and entities covered by the ADA.  Information may be disseminated by using—

  • Audio visual materials,
  • Pamphlets,
  • Manuals,
  • Electronic bulletin boards,
  • Checklists, and
  • Training.

To help educate and raise public awareness of the ADA, the Department provides—

Factsheets and pamphlets in different accessible formats,
Speakers for workshops, seminars, classes, and conferences,
An ADA telphone information line, and
Access to ADA documents through an electronic bulletin board.

Available factsheets and pamphlets include—

Facts About the Americans with Disabilities Act

The ADA: Questions and Answers

The ADA: Your Responsibilties as an Employer

The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Primer for Small Business

Enforcement Guidance: Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the Americans with Disabilties Act

Enforcement Guidance: Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations of Employees Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Questions and Answers:  Enforcement Guidance On Disability-Related Inquiries And Medical Examinations Of Employees Under The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Fact Sheet on Obtaining and Using Employee Medical Information as Part of Emergency Evacuation Procedures

For additional information, contact—

U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section, NYA
Washington, D.C.  20530

(800) 514-0301 (Voice)
(800) 514-0383 (TTY)