Accessibility Compliance 101
The ADA is short for The Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA is a federal civil rights statute that prohibits the discriminations against individuals with disabilities. This was first enacted in 1990 as the first step towards addressing the needs of United States citizens with disabilities. The ADA is set out into 5 sections (Titles) that relate to different areas of pulbic live, respectively.
Title III of the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the activities of places of public accommodations such as resteraunts, movie theaters, schools, day care facilities, recreaction facilities, hospitals, and doctors' offices.