Office of ADA Coordination

Michelle Henry, Administrator

Department of Community Resources and Services

9830 Patuxent Woods Drive

Columbia, MD 21046

Main Number: 410-313-6400 (Voice/Relay)

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About Us

The Office of ADA Coordination provides technical assistance to the public and County Government departments to ensure that County Government’s disability-related policies, procedures and practices are implemented in conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other disability rights laws. The Office of ADA Coordination provides informal guidance to the public in disability rights matters involving non-public entities.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Enacted in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive, wide-ranging civil rights law which protects people with disabilities from discrimination in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation, and telecommunications. The regulations implementing the law are organized into five titles or sections.

Title II of the ADA applies to public entities, including state and local governments, and prohibits discrimination based on disability in all aspects of government programs and services. Title II requires that generally, on request, state and