Americans with Disabilities Act Overview

Human Resources
Americans with Disabilities Act Overview

This course is designed to provide an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it might apply in schools. It covers ADA basics, such as what qualifies as a disability and reasonable accommodation, program accessibility under title II, the differences between the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act and the ADA, and effective communication in the educational context.

  1. Full Course - 26 minutes
    This course is designed for all school staff.
Course Authors
William D. Goren
William D. Goren has more than 25 years of experience dealing with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as an attorney. In particular, he provides consulting, counseling, representation, and training services involving compliance with the ADA, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and related laws. He is also a trained mediator and a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitrator. He is the author of Understanding the ADA and numerous articles on the rights of persons with disabilities.