Course Description

The Americans with Disability Act – or the ADA – is a civil rights law that protects individuals with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination against them.    The ADA covers all areas of public life, including employment, school, transportation, shopping, services, and etc.    Its purpose is to make sure that individuals with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as those without, such as in opportunities for employment, public accommodations, transportation, telecommunications, as well as state and local governments.  

In this course on the ADA, you will learn:

  • The purpose of the ADA
  • The definition of disability under the ADA
  • The objectives of the ADA
  • The regulations and requirements of the ADA
  •  What the ADA means to employers and disabled employees
  • How the ADA applies to privately owned businesses, such as retail stores
  • How the ADA applies to government and telecommunications
  • How to make facilities and sites accessible to disabled individuals
  • How the ADA relates to other laws that protect individuals with disabilities
  • And more

This course was created to educate you on the basic concepts of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as well as the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).   The information given in this course can be used by employers as a starting point to learn more about the ADA and begin to make sure they are in accordance with the law.   It can also be used by public entities, private entities, and others to gain an understanding of the ADA and what it means to the workplace.   

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define and describe the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
  • Describe non-discrimination requirements of the ADA.
  • Summarize Title I of the ADA and employer's responsibilities.
  • Summarize the Job Application Process and Title I of the ADA.
  • Apply the Title I to Employee Performance and Conduct Standards.
  • Summarize Employers and Title II of the ADA.
  • Summarize Title III of the ADA.
  • Describe removing barriers from existing buildings and facilities.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Why Did You Decide to Take this Course? 1 points
Lesson 1 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 2 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 3 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 4 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 5 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 6 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 7 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 8 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 9 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 10 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 11 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 12 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 13 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 14 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 15 Quiz 10 points
The Final Exam 60 points
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