Americans with Disabilities Act

… gives Civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for those with disabilities in employment, transportation, state and local government services, telecommunications, and in the goods and services provided by businesses. The ADA gives people with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in the mainstream of public life offered to all Americans.

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