A Guide to Disabilities Rights Laws
The Justice Department’s overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities.
Americans with Disabilities Act
A copy of the 1990 legislation that ensured certain civil rights for the disabled and established a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.
Disabilities Rights Movement
A timeline of important national and international milestones highlighting people, events, and legislation that affect disability rights.
Rehabilitation Act, Section 504
An overview of the 1973 act that made discrimination against disabled individuals illegal.