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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that was enacted on July 26, 1990. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.
ADA Coordinator for the City of Portland:
Title VI - Access to Programs ADA Coordinator,
contact Shoshanah Oppenheim at
ADA Employment, ADA Coordinator
contact Lynda Lewis at
Outreach, Employment and Diversity Manager
1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Room 404
Portland, OR 97204
A 31-page booklet giving an overview of the ADA's requirements for ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.
Text of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Public Law 336 of the 101st Congress, enacted July 26, 1990.
TRS enables standard voice telephone users to talk to people who have difficulty hearing or speaking on the telephone.
Toll Free Phone Number for the Federal Relay Service and Calling Protocol
A free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
Your source for information, materials, technical assistance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act and Accesible Information Technology in the northwest region
Listing of videos available through the NW American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) Office
Descriptions of relay services and instructions for users of TTY, Hearing Carry Over, Speech to Speech, and more
Information and Technical Assistance on the ADA
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