The ADA Amendments Act of 2008
Almost everyone will experience disabilities at some point during his/her life. This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Besides the history of ADA, you will learn what constitutes a disability, who is a qualified individual with a disability, and what might be reasonable accommodations for a disabled individual. In addition, you will become familiar with various federal laws related to disability rights.
This course includes
a multiple choice quiz at the end, which
is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to understand
The course material is contained in the following links:
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (PDF, 15 pages, 0.2 MB)
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws.pdf (PDF, 18 pages, 0.3MB)
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) (video, 29:42)
Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, download or print the document/video for your study.
To remove societal and institutional barriers that still exist, all employers and employees must get familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. This course and its quiz questions highlight various federal laws related to disability rights and the important changes to the original ADA.
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (a PDF file, 142 pages, file size: 2.0 MB).
HUD - Q & A Accessibility Guidelines
General Concepts, Universal Design Principles and Guidelines