Americans with Disabilities Act Technical Assistance offers a comprehensive resource on the ADA. Do you need to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act? It's as easy as calling (800) 949-4232 (V/TTY). If you're looking for information, materials, technical assistance, or training on the ADA, call this toll-free number to talk to your local Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC). Select this link for more information about the DBTACs. Since 1991, your local Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs) have been providing information, materials, technical assistance, and training on the ADA.
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law is a law organization that promotes commitment to justice and the rule of law for persons with mental, physical and sensory disabilities, and their full and equal participation in the legal profession. One of the most important concerns of the Commission is the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The commission has published several books and manuals on the subject and collects information to build a foundation for the Association's implementation efforts as the legal profession's resource for technical information. The Commission consists of fifteen members appointed by the American Bar Association President. It meets twice yearly at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. to map out future plans and to direct its current activities. The Honorable Richard Teitelman currently sits as Chair of the Commission. John Parry is the Director. Contact the commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 662-1570, (202) 662-1012 (TTY), (202) 662-1032 (Fax) or write to the Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, 740 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20005.
Criterion 508, Inc. are legal consultants for Section 508 compliance and certification including website accessibility and usability audits, web design, development and networking. Producing documentable Section 508 compliant environments requires expertise in many diverse disciplines. Their consultants, architects, and technicians hold advanced degrees in their fields and have over a decade of experience in: Workforce Rehabilitation, ADA and Civil Rights Law, Training Development, IT Project Management, eBusiness, Strategic Planning, Applications Programming, Web Site Design and Development; Retrofitting, Networking, and Technical Writing. Criterion 508 Solutions provides not only comprehensive consulting and development expertise, but also the necessary certifications and documentation for an agency or company to demonstrate Section 508 compliance to Federal contracting and accessibility officials. Criterion 508 has offices located in Des Moines,IA, Colorado Springs, CO, Boca Raton, FL, Omaha, NE, and Philadelphia, PA. Telephone: (515) 988-4101 or e-mail: Info@Criterion508.com.
National Senior Citizens Law Center is a non-profit organization that provides legal information on advocacy, litigation and publishing on low-income elderly and disability issues including Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, and Nursing Homes. The National Senior Citizens Law Center promotes the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities. NSCLC works with legal services offices and senior organizations throughout the U.S. to provide quality advice and service. NSCLC staff attorneys serve as counsel in litigation, provide expert analysis on federal policy, train advocates to better represent their clients and educate through their publications. Contact Director, Attorney Gerald McIntyre at (213) 639-0930 for more information about NSCLC's litigation services for advocates. Contact NSCLC, at their Washington Office, 1101 14th St., NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005, call (202) 289-6976, or fax (202) 289-7224.
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