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Bookmark and reference these training resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and disability-related topics from your ADA National Network and collaborative efforts by national, regional, and local Networks and Partners.


The most comprehensive and effective annual conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other disability-related issues is designed to meet the specific needs and interests of professionals who are involved in implementing the ADA guidelines and regulations.

This is a collaborative initiative of the ADA National Network hosted by the Great Plains ADA Center.

Certification Training Programs

The ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP) verifies that participants have completed training in required content areas to have a depth of knowledge in ADA issues and certifies a knowledge-base essential to performing in the role of an ADA Coordinator.

This is a collaborative training program of the ADA National Network offered through the University of Missouri – College of Human and Environmental Sciences, School of Architectural Studies and the Great Plains ADA Center.


A free monthly internet-based radio talk show for individuals interested in learning more about their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The show airs on the first Wednesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. (Eastern) and 12 Noon-12:30 p.m. (Central).

No registration is required. On the day of the broadcast, links to the audio and real-time captioning will be available on You can submit your questions for ADA Live!, view the complete program schedule and connect to archived episodes, including a recording, transcript, and resources.

Webinar Series

Free webinars held on a monthly basis that provide in-depth information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accessible technology, disability law and regulations, and accessibility to the built environment, communication technologies, and transportation.

Many sessions offer education credit. Archived transcripts, recordings and materials are available.

This is a collaborative training program between the ADA National Network and the U.S. Access Board hosted by the Great Lakes ADA Center.

Web Portals

General ADA

Informative materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for use in your celebration throughout the year and on the ADA Anniversary – July 26.

This is a collaborative initiative hosted by the Southeast ADA Center, one of ten regional centers in the ADA National Network.

Technology Access

A web portal designed to build a partnership between the disability and business communities to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through awareness of technology that is accessible to all.

This initiative of the ADA National Network is hosted by the Pacific ADA Center with support from the Great Lakes ADA Center and Mid-Atlantic ADA Center.

Disability Law & Policy

A comprehensive database tool that provides information pertaining to significant rulings under the Employment (Title I), Local and State Government (Title II) and Places of Public Accommodations (Title III) provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) searchable in various ways, including but not limited to disability type, discrimination issue, jurisdiction and remedy.

This initiative is a mechanism to track major decisions and summarize the key issues so that they are understandable to a broader audience – hosted by the Great Lakes ADA Center on behalf of the ADA National Network.

Employment & the ADA

A web portal designed to promote accessibility and opportunity for people with disabilities in the hospitality industry. Materials, resources, and training aim to help hospitality businesses expand their market share by effectively reaching and serving customers with disabilities, and are also designed to assist lodging and food service employers recruit, hire, and retain qualified workers with disabilities.

This initiative of the ADA National Network is hosted by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, in collaboration with TransCen, Inc.- Career and Workforce Development.

Tools, including articles, checklists, a glossary, and links to useful disability resources, to help Human Resource (HR) professionals build inclusive workplaces in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Articles are divided into four topic areas: Disability Nondiscrimination Regulations, Management and HR Practice, Employment Process, Accommodations of Specific Disabilities.

This is an initiative of the Northeast ADA Center, one of ten regional centers in the ADA National Network, and a program of EDI (Employment and Disability Institute) at Cornell University – ILR School.