ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act cover access to education, through programmatic access and architectural and communication access.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the Commission or the EEOC) issues its final revised Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and accompanying interpretive guidance in order to implement the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The Commission is responsible for enforcement of title I of the ADA, as amended, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability. Pursuant to the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, the EEOC is expressly granted the authority to amend these regulations, and is expected to do so. For a brief, targeted overview of changes, see Questions and Answers on the Final Rule Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
This link leads to Title 34: Education: Subtitle B Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education, Chapter I: Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, Part 104 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.
This version of the law if presented by Blind.net and includes the history of amendments to the act, in addition to the law itself.
The Department has assembled this official online version of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards) to bring together the information in one easy-to-access location. It provides the scoping and technical requirements for new construction and alterations resulting from the adoption of revised 2010 Standards in the final rules for Title II (28 CFR part 35) and Title III (28 CFR part 36).
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 28 CFR Part 35 CRT Docket No. 105; AG Order No. RIN 1190-AA46 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services AGENCY: Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. ACTION: Final rule.
The Department of Justice published revised final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for title II (State and local government services) and title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) on September 15, 2010, in the Federal Register. These requirements, or rules, clarify and refine issues that have arisen over the past 20 years and contain new, and updated, requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (“2010 Standards”).
Comparison of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, showing the changes in the original act, the proposed changes in the House of Representatives bill, and the final Senate version of the act (2011). PDF version also available. Both versions pdated and accessible 03.14.19.
Fact Sheet on the EEOC’s Final Regulations Implementing the ADAAA The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) was enacted on September 25, 2008, and became effective on January 1, 2009. The law made a number of significant changes to the definition of “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It also directed the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to amend its ADA regulations to reflect the changes made by the ADAAA. The EEOC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on September 23, 2009. The final regulations were approved by a bipartisan vote and were published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2011. This document is still current as of 03.05.19.