Mobile Advisory Commission for the Disabled

NOTICE: The purpose of the MACD web site is to serve as a informational resource for people with disabilities to help them locate disability-related service organizations and businesses, receive feedback from people with disabilities in the Mobile area, and disseminate disability-related information. No endorsement is expressed or implied for any organization and/or business listed on this site. NEVER GIVE OUT FINANCIAL INFORMATION - bank account number, social security number, etc.




United States

Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

Comprehensive information, news and resources regarding education in the United States.

Department of Labor / Disability Resources - http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/disability/index.htm
Comprehensive information on laws, regulations, compliance assistance, news, events,
statistics, and more related to employment for people with disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - http://www.eeoc.gov/

Enforces United States Employment Laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; Equal Pay Act of 1963;
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA); Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 & 505;
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Titles I & V; Civil Rights Act of 1991

Federal Transit Administration / Civil Rights & Accessibility - http://www.fta.dot.gov/civil_rights.html

Ensuring non-discriminatory, equitable, accessible and safe public transportation,
enhancing the social and economic quality of life for people with disabilities.

Government Accounting Office - http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d071126.pdf

GAO report regarding oversight and enforcement of ADA compliance in transportation

National Council on Disability - http://www.ncd.gov/

An independent federal agency, with members appointed by the President and approved by the Senate,
that provides advice to the President, Congress and executive branch agencies to promote policies, programs, and
procedures to empower people with disabilities

Social Security Administration - http://www.ssa.gov

The main government web site for all social security questions, forms and some regulations.

Transportation Rights for People With Disabilities Under the ADA - http://www.disabilityrightsca.org/pubs/541001.pdf

Provides a comprehensive look at transportation rights under the ADA.

United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama - http://www.justice.gov/usao/als/civil/cre.html

The United States Attorney's Office, in coordination with the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division is
responsible for enforcing the federal civil rights laws in the Southern District of Alabama. The federal civil rights laws
enforced by this office include the following:  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons
Act (CRIPA); Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA); Fair Housing Act (FHA); Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE);
Police Misconduct provision of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994; Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA);
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 (EEOA); Uniformed Services Employment
and Reemployment Act (USERRA); Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA); Voting Rights Act (VRA).

United States Department of Justice - http://www.usdoj.gov/

The main government web site for all legal and law enforcement related issues.

U.S. Department of Labor / Office of Disability Employment Policy - http://www.dol.gov/odep/

Facilitating a world In which people with disabilities have unlimited employment opportunities.

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