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Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Advocacy materials related to ADA and businesses

United Spinal Association's Self-Advocacy Manual (PDF Format) — This manual gives an overview of how to do grassroots advocacy. You will also find helpful resources and forms.
US Department of Justice, Title III Highlights of the ADA — This gives an overview of the obligations that places of public accommodations have. Section VI specific to auxiliary aids.
US DOJ, Expanding your market: Customers with Disabilities mean business — This gives an overview of the power of consumers with disabilities, and how businesses can tap into it.
US DOJ Video, Ten Small Business Excuses — This light-hearted video has vignettes that discuss the most common ADA barriers that small businesses deal with and how to resolve them.
National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Title III Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the legal requirements of the ADA specific to effective communication.
NAD Hotels and Motels Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the obligations the lodging industry when it comes to effective communication.
NAD Legal Services Advocacy — This webpage gives an overview of the obligations of attorneys and other legal services when it comes to effective communication.
NAD Trade shows, Public Fairs and Exhibits — This webpage gives an overview of effective communication at informational shows that are open the public.
US DOJ Title III Complaint form — This is the department of justice form used to file a complaint if a person feels they have been discriminated against because of a disability at a place of public accommodations.

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