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These government agencies implement laws and regulations dealing with disabilities, affecting people with disabilities or offer portals to these agencies. We've also listed government organizations that offer statistics on disabilities in the workplace and society.
ADA Home Page (U.S. Dept. of Justice)
Guide to ADA rights, design standards, technical assistance program.
ADA National Network
Information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.
Disability Resources (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
Links to U.S. agences, laws, regulations, statistics, programs, and publications related to disabilities.
The federal government’s website that “provides an interactive, community-driven information network of disability-related programs, services, laws and benefits.”
Federal Employment of People With Disabilities
Part of the US Office of Personnel Management website, this contains information about federal employment policy regarding disability.
National Council on Disability
"NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities."
Office of Disability Employment Policy (US Dept. of Labor)
Part of the US Department of Labor, this office in charge of “developing and influencing disability employment-related policies and practices affecting an increase in the employment of people with disabilities.”
U.S. Census: Disability
Disability data from the U.S. Census Household Surveys.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information
Directories & Search Engines
U.S. government's official web portal.