ADA & Disability Links

United States Access Board

federal agency promoting accessibility in the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology

Federal ADA Homepage

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.

Ohio Civil Rights Commission

agency that enforces state laws against discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit, and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry, or familial status.

Department of Justice (DOJ) Guide on Accessible Meetings, “Accessible Information Exchange:  Meeting on a Level Playing Field”

Disability Rights Ohio

nonprofit that advocates for the civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio, including assisting individuals with abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology, special education, housing, employment, community integration, and voting

Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) 

nonprofit providing guidance on access to information technology for people with disabilities

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

agency responsible for enforcing federal laws on discrimination against a job applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information

Great Lakes ADA Center

program of the University of Illinois at Chicago that provides technical assistance, trainings, and materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); covers the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)  

free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities

National Council on Disability 

provides a summary of federal legislation relating to disability with links to responsible federal agencies

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

state agency providing resources for residents of Ohio with disabilities related to employment, independent living, and obtaining social security disability

Ohio Office of Workforce Development (OWD) provides job seekers with assistance