ADA & Civil Rights

Protect Our Civil Rights

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the nation’s strongest law protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities. It prohibits discrimination based on disability and guarantees equal access to public buildings and businesses. NDRN defends the ADA in Washington, DC while the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Network enforces it in every state and territory.

Latest in ADA & Civil Rights

  • ADA & Civil Rights

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Discrimination Case

    July 31, 2018

    NDRN joined the ACLU in an amicus brief in Matter of Lacee L. v. Administration for Children’s Services, in the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court, on behalf of a mother with an intellectual disability whose child was removed in a neglect proceeding.

    Amicus Brief
  • ADA & Civil Rights

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Insulin Treatment Case

    July 2, 2018

    NDRN joined 10 other disability rights, education and child care advocacy organization in an amicus authored by pro bono attorneys from Jones Day.

    Amicus Brief
  • ADA & Civil Rights

    Congress Votes to Weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act

    February 15, 2018

    WASHINGTON – In response to the vote in the House of Representatives passing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act (HR 620), NDRN Executive Director Curt Decker made the following statement

    Press Release