Where To Find Out More

April 27, 1992

WHO TO CALL

Agencies that provide free advice on the Americans with Disabilities Act:

GENERAL INFORMATION

U.S. Department of Justice ADA Hotline: (202) 514-0301. TDD: (202) 514-0381

Job Accommodation Network ADA Hotline: (800) 232-9675

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: (800) 800-EEOC. Same number for TDD.

Maryland Governor's Office for Handicapped Individuals: 333-3098

Mid-Atlantic Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center: (800) ADA-4999. TDD: (703) 525-3268.

TransCent: (301) 424-2002. TDD: (301)309-2435.

HOW TO ACCOMMODATE A DISABLED WORKER

Job Accommodation Network: (800) 526-7234. Same number for TDD.

Maryland Technology Assistance Program: (800) TECH-TAP. Same number for TDD.

PUBLICATIONS

"The ADA - Your Responsibilities as an Employer," $2 from the Mid-Atlantic Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center, 2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 400, Arlington, Va. 22201; "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Making the ADA Work for You," $39.50, from TransCen, Inc., 234 N. Washington St., Rockville, Md. 20850.

"Expanding Equal Opportunities - Implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act,: (videotape) $35, from the National Audiovisual Center, 8700 Edgeworth Drive, Capital Heights, Md. 20743

"The Workplace Workbook: An Illustrated Guide to Job Accommodation and Assistive Technology,: $32.90, from The Dole Foundation, 1819 H. Street, NW, Suite 850, Washingtonn, D.C. 20006

"Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook," $30, from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D.C. 20402

SEMINARS

April 30: Baltimore law firm of Gordon, Feinblatt, Rohman, Hoffberger & Hollander, free seminar on the ADA at the Mount Washington Conference Center, USF&G Life Building, 5801 Smith Ave. Refreshments served at 5:30 p.m., and the program starts at 6:15 p.m. Information: 576-4156. May 15, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Harford Community College workshop on planning reasonable accommodations. Tuition is $32. Information: 836-4376.

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