Americans with Disabilities Act
Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111
An independent Federal regulatory agency responsible for ensuring accessibility of certain federally funded buildings and transportation facilities to people with disabilities. Congress has charged this agency with establishing the minimum accessibility guidelines for the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Disability Rights Education Defense Fund (DREDF)2212 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: 510-644-2555 (V/TTY)
ADA HotLine: 800-466-4232
DREDF is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities through legislation, litigation, advocacy, technical assistance, and education.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Consumer Assistance1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20554
The mission of this independent government agency is to encourage competition in all communication markets and to protect the public interest. In response to direction from the Congress, the FCC develops and implements policy concerning interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
The Gibbons CompanyP.O. Box 2641
Durango, CO 81302-2641
Handicap Access Consulting for the Built Environment. Services include: Pre-design Consultation, Barrier Removal Plan Development, Public School ADA Implementation, Contractor/Designer Consultation, Contractor/Designer Training, Human Resource Assistance, Facility Management Resources, Plans.
Review, Product Evaluations, Post Construction Evaluations.Job Accommodation Network
P.O. Box 6080
918 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 1
Morgantown, WV 26506
United States: 800-526-7234
United States: 800-232-9675
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is not a placement service but an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information and documents regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act.
National Council on Disability1331 F Street NW, Suite 1050
Washington, DC. 20004-1107
The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.
National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-2572
NIDRR is part of The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), which supports programs that assist in educating children with special needs, provides for the rehabilitation of youth and adults with disabilities, and supports research to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. More specifically, the NIDRR provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
The President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities1331 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Facilitates communication, coordination and promotion of public and private efforts to enhance the employment of people with disabilities. Provides information, training, and technical assistance to America's business leaders, organized labor, rehabilitation, and service providers, advocacy organizations, families and individuals with disabilities.
U. S. Department of Transportation400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20590
Attorneys on call: 202-366-1656
It serves the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life in the American people, today and into the future.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)1801 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20507
E-mail: (call for local field office)