Americans with Disabilities Act InformationWhy This Is Important
The Americans with Disabilities Act, which was passed in 1991, has dramatically altered what is possible for persons with disabilities inthe United States. Rights to employment, accommodation at publicplaces, and transportation have been clarified. Court cases have served to define, and continue to define, both the possibilities and the limitations of what employers and public places are required to do. In this department you will find information about rights, clarification ofresponsibilities, and materials concerning the implementation of thismost important law.