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Written by Edward Lai

Americans with Disabilities Act Overview – Part 2

As discussed previously in Part 1, the Americans with Disabilities Act is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in certain areas of public life, such as employment, education, transportation, and both public and private places. The law ensures that disabled individuals have equal rights and opportunities in the United States. The ADA is made up of five titles (sections), each pertinent to an area of public life. Part 2 discussed Titles III, IV and V.

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Written by Edward Lai

Americans with Disabilities Act Overview – Part 1

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted by Congress in 1990, and it was amended in 2008 by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). This amendment made several significant revisions to the definition of a disability. A civil rights law, the ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in certain areas of public life. The law ensures that the disabled have equal rights and opportunities in the United States. The Act is composed of five titles (sections), each pertinent to an area of public life. Part 1 will discuss Titles I and II.

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