The Southeast ADA Center
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
ADA Information, Training & Guidance
The Southeast ADA Center (formerly known as Southeast DBTAC) is your leader in providing information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and disability access tailored to the needs of business, government, and individuals at local, state, and regional levels. We also conduct research to reduce and eliminate barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency and to increase the civic and social participation of Americans with disabilities.
We are a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) of Syracuse University and one of ten regional centers in the ADA National Network funded since 1991 by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, & Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
We are located in Atlanta, Georgia and serve as the regional office for an extended leadership network of Local and State Affiliates from eight (8) states in the U.S. Southeast Region:
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- Technical Assistance
Highly trained and qualified specialists are available to answer your questions about the ADA, including advice and information on what is required, who is covered, and how to work through ADA-related questions.
Call the regional hotline at 1-800-949-4232 or send your questions & comments.
**All requests for information via phone or submitted online are confidential.
- Education and Training
Provide customized training and distance education opportunities about the ADA and disability-related laws to disability organizations, State and local government agencies, and private businesses. Explore our ready-to-use, educational webcourses , toolkits, and national training resources. Find webinars, audioconferences, and webcasts in the Events Calendar and search the website: ADA Training Resources.
To arrange training, contact the Southeast ADA Center or your ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232.
- Materials Dissemination
Distribute and provide publications with accurate, up-to-date information about the ADA via websites, social media, email, discussion lists, newsletters, and printed materials. Explore our Publications, Case Law / Legal Briefs, Promising Directions, and national web projects: ADA Training Resources and ADA Document Portal.
- Information and Referral
Provide referrals to local organizations for advocacy assistance or issues outside of our work scope via our State Affiliates, State Resource Network, and through partnerships with nationally-recognized experts and organizations.
- Public Awareness
Promote the ADA in a positive manner in training and media outlets — check out the Events Calendar, or contact your ADA Center at 1-800-949-4232.
- Local Capacity Building
Work closely with business, disability, governmental, rehabilitation, and other professional networks to assist with ADA efforts in your State and local communities.