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Accessible Chicago: Reimagining Columbia Spaces - CCCX 310

This guide is designed to help students enrolled in CCCX310-01 with Diana Gorman Jamrozik, Associate Professor, ASL Department.

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Americans with Disabilities Act


The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, with additional amendments in 2009. This landmark civil rights law prohibits discrimination based on disability and imposes accessibility requirements on public accommodations, including libraries. The primary government resource on the ADA is www.ada.govTitle II of the law applies to municipal and state-funded libraries. Title III of the law applies to businesses and non-profits, including association libraries.