About the Americans

with Disabilities Act


This section explains the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including how it pertains to those with psychiatric disabilities.


Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended

The entire Americans with Disabilities Act, including the 2008 amendment, can be found here.


Information & Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act

This is the Department of Justice’s information page on the ADA.


Americans with Disabilities Act National Network

This provides information, guidance & training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), all of which are tailored to meet the needs of businesses & individuals at local, regional & national levels as well as the needs as government officials.


Rocky Mountain ADA Center

The Rocky Mountain ADA Center, a member of the National Network of ADA Centers, aims to provide information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals & organizations in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, & South Dakota. It is staffed by people with disabilities, spouses & parents of people with disabilities, & people with professional experience in the disability field.


EEOC Enforcement Guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act & Psychiatric Disabilities

This explains the enforcement of the ADA as it pertains to people with psychiatric disabilities. It also explains the definition of psychiatric disabilities under the ADA & how protected individuals can receive reasonable accommodations in the workplace & discusses disclosing a disability to an employer.


The EEOC Fact Sheet

This is a brief list of the rights protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It also provides Federal resources available if an individual feels his/her rights have not been properly met.