5 Titles of the ADA
Equal Employment Opportunity for individuals with disabilities
This title is designed to remove barriers that would deny qualified
individuals with disabilities access to the same employment
opportunities and benefits available to others without disabilities.
Employers must reasonably accommodate the disabilities of qualified
applicants or employees, unless an undue hardship would result.
Nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in State and Local
This title prohibits discrimination on the
basis of disability by public entities. The public entity is
required to provide access to programs, services and activities
provided by the state or local government, when viewed in their
Nondiscrimination on the basis of disability by Public
Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities
This title prohibits
discrimination on the basis of disability by private entities in
places of public accommodation. Examples include hotels, restaurants, golf
courses, private schools, day care centers, health clubs, etc.
This title requires telephone companies to
have developed interstate and intrastate telephone relay services in
The final title contains a variety of
provisions relating to the ADA as a whole, including its
relationship to other laws and its impact on insurance providers and