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Unformatted text preview: Since the foundation of the United States, America has been considered to be the land of opportunity. America has always strived for equality and high proficiency, so the country must maintain the Federal Act, American with Disability Act (ADA). The goal of ADA is for federal civil rights laws to ensure opportunity and make America more accessible for people with disabilities. The legislation is divided into the following five titles: employment, public services, public accommodations, telecommunications, and miscellaneous. ADA is also applied to the U.S. Congress. In order for a person to be protected by the ADA, one must have a disability or have a relationship or association with a disability. The does not specifically name all of the impairments that are covered; however, a person can make their claim for disability with their own reasoning. According to the United States Department of Justice website: with their own reasoning....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course BUS 80 at San Jose State.