Self-Advocate's Guide to American's with Disabilities Act
This resource, developed by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), is a plain language toolkit that explains the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This toolkit will explain:
- What is the ADA?
- Why was the ADA made?
- Why is the ADA important?
- What are my rights from the ADA?
- Why are those rights important?
- How can I make sure I get my ADA rights?
- When does the ADA not work?
- What is the ADA Amendments Act?
- Why is the ADA Amendments Act important?
- What is Olmstead?
- Why is Olmstead important?
- What are people doing to try and make the ADA worse?
- How can I help protect the ADA?
The ADA toolkit is available in two versions:
Our Easy Read Edition. The Easy Read version is split into seven parts. Each part has its own Words to Know section, and there is also a separate Words to Know part with all of the terms from every section. The Easy Read version uses pictures along with larger text, and has more white space.
A Plain Language Version for either those with vision-related disabilities or those who would prefer a version without accompanying graphics.
This resource created by Autistic Self Advocacy Network