Resources for ADA Coordinators
Resources from the Great Lakes ADA Center
The Great Lakes ADA Center is one of the ten Regional ADA Centers, known as the ADA National Network. They are funded to provide technical assistance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- ADA Basics Course- a self-paced online course that covers the "basics" of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Title II Tutorial for ADA Coordinator - a self-paced online course that covers Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Archive session: The Ins and Outs of Conducting a Self Evaluation (March 15,2011)
- Materials from training session "Role of the ADA Coordinator" with Irene Bowen (ADA Consultant and former Deputy Chief for Department of Justice) - the webinar was presented by the Indiana ADA Coordinator Association with assistance from the Great Lakes ADA Center and ADA-Indiana (and funding support from the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities).
Resources from the U.S. Department of Justice
Not only is the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the enforcement agency for Title II, they also provide numerous and technical assistance documents to promote compliance. Here are just a few:
- ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments
- ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments
- An ADA Guide for Local Governments: Making Community Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs Accessible to People with Disabilities
- ADA Information for Law Enforcement
The DOJ's Project Civic Access
In a training sponsored by ADA-Indiana, Sally Conway, former Deputy Chief with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), mentioned that the settlement agreements on their Project Civic Access website could be used as instructional resources for municipalities.
Free ADA Help
If you have a question about your rights or obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, call the Great Lakes ADA Center: