Publications, Video & Web Tutorials
Veterans and the ADA : A Guide for Employers, 2-28-12 by the US EEOC. Helpful summary of relevant laws.
This AAUP report is authored by Robert O'Neill, Ann Franke, Michael Berube and Jordan Kurland with an appendix by Laura Rothstein, author of Disability Law and Higher Education. Subjects discussed include having policies in place, defining essential accommodations, privacy issues involved in process, guidelines for search committees, and litigation over dismissal of faculty with disabilities.
EEOC Guidance and Q and A on requiring high school diplomas and possible need to accommodate for those with a learning disability who may otherwise qualify for a job without a high school diploma. (Feb. 2012)
Press Release and Letter from DOJ, DOE and HHS to Health Related Schools Regarding Hepatitis B Discrimination, June 12, 2013.
Construction and Alterations
Tips for the Transition to 2012: Questions and Answers about new construction, alterations, and existing facilities under DOJ's 2010 ADA Regulations.
Q and A by Irene Bowen, J.D., ADA-One.com
Commercially Available e-Books and Accessibility by Van Credle, Assistive Technology Specialist, Disablity Support Services, The Catholic University of America
Making Accessibility Win-Win: National Federal for the Blind Presentation at EDUCAUSE Jan. 2011 Regional Conference. Materials on how to make electronic instructional materials accessible.
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, FHEO Notice -2013-01, April 25, 2013. Sets for the position of HUD on Service Animals and notices all housing providers they are required to accomodate assistance animal requests under the Fair Housing Act. Discusses the interplay between the ADA and servcie animals and the FHA and assistance animals. Discussion of 504 included, but references case law, not statute or code.
Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 12, 2011: Federal Case over Banning a Student's Therapy Dog Illustrates Thicket of Disability Rules by Sara Lipka. This article highlights differences in the Federal Fair Housing Act and the ADA as it applies to therapy animals.
Source Documents/Text of Legislation
Department of Justice ADA Home Page Now includes integrated text for the new rules effective March 15, 2011.
Accessibile Information Exchange: Meeting on a Level Playing Field: This DOJ publication focuses on planning and conducting meetings and events that are accessible to people with disabilities. Issued April 2009
Misc. Summaries of New Law
NACUANOTES: Shifting the Playing Field: The ADA Amendments of 2008
June 4, 2009 Written By Henry Morris, This is an excellent summary of the 2008 ADA Amendments.
updated 5/16/13 to add HUD FHEO Notice on assistance animals
updated 6/23/12 to add Hepatitis B letter