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National Resources

Access Board
The Access Board or Architectural and Transportation Compliance Board provides technical assistance the ADA Accessibility guidelines.

Access Board
1331 F. Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004
Documents and questions: (800) 872-2253 (Voice) or (800) 993-2822 (TTY)
Electronic bulletin board: (202) 272-5448

ATWiki
ATWiki is an encyclopedia on assistive technology. The intended audience of ATWiki includes all assistive technology users, relatives and caregivers of those that use AT, rehabilitation professionals, educators, and researchers in AT.

Business Leadership Network (BLN)
The BLN is a national employer lead organization that raises awareness of the recruitment and employment issues of hiring qualified individuals with disabilities.

Office of Disability Employment Policy
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room S1313
Washington DC 20210
(202) 693-7880 (voice)

Disability Rights Education Defense Fund (DREDF) ADA Hotline
The DREDF ADA Hotline is funded by the U. S. Department of Justice specifically to provide technical assistance on the ADA.

DREDF ADA Hotline
(800) 466-4232 (Voice & TTY)

EARN: A Resource for Employment Service Providers
The Employer Assistance and Recruiting Network (EARN) is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy. EARN is a free service that connects employers looking for quality employees with skilled job candidates. Discover what employers across the nation have learned: hiring people with disabilities is a great business strategy!

(866) 327-6669 (Voice/TTY)
(703) 448-7545 (Fax)
earn@earnworks.com (Email)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The Internal Revenue Service provides information and appropriate forms for tax code provisions that can assist businesses in complying with the ADA, including a tax credit for small businesses (section 44 - IRS Form 8826 - See IRS Publication 334) and a tax deduction for all businesses (section 190 - No Separate IRS Form - See IRS Publication 535) The IRS also provides the form (IRS 8850) that employers must complete when filing for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

IRS Tax code information: (800) 829-1040 (Voice) or (800) 829-4059 (TTY)
Tax code legal questions: (202) 622-3110 (Voice) TTY: use relay service
To order Forms: (800) 829-3676 (Voice) or
(800) 829-4059 (TDD)
To order Publications: (800) 829-3676 (Voice) or (800) 829-4059 (TDD)

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN, a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy, is a toll-free information and referral service on

  • Job accommodations for people with disabilities
  • Employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Resources for technical assistance, funding, education, and services related to the employment of people with disabilities.
  • In addition, JAN analyzes trends and statistical data related to the technical assistance it provides.

    Contact:
    JAN (800) 526-7234 or (800) 232-9675

Regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers
The Regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers are located in each of the ten federal regions. They are funded by the Department of Education specifically to provide technical assistance on the ADA.

Regional Disability and Technical Assistance Center in your region
(800) 949-4232 (Voice & TTY)

Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI and SSI are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. For more information on SSDI, SSI and other programs SSA has, visit the Social Security Administration's website.

U.S. Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau provides demographic data on people with disabilities.

U.S. Department of Commerce
Bureau of the Census
Washington, DC 20233-0001
(301) 763-8300

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
The U.S. Department of Justice offers technical assistance on the ADA Standards for Accessible Design and other ADA provisions applying to businesses, non-profit service agencies and state and local government programs.

Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section
P.O. Box 66738
Washington, DC 20035-6738
(800) 514-0301 (Voice)
(800) 514-0383 (TDD)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
ODEP provides policy analysis, technical assistance, development of innovative practices and strategies, and education and outreach to employers, employees and the disability community. Related to these efforts, ODEP also conducts a variety of employment-related programs and initiatives.

U.S. Department of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210
(202) 693-7880 (Voice)
(202) 693-7881 (TTY)
(202) 693-7888 (Fax)
infoODEP@dol.gov (Email)

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. EEOC offers technical assistance on the ADA provisions relevant to employment.

EEOC
1801 L. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20507
Questions: (800) 669-4000 (Voice) or
(800) 669-6820 (TDD)
Publications: (800) 669-3362 (Voice) or
(800) 669-3302 (TDD)

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