Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a comprehensive civil rights law enacted by Congress to end discrimination against people with disabilities.

It guarantees equal opportunities for people with disabilities in:

  • Employment
  • Public accommodations
  • Transportation
  • State and local government services
  • Telecommunications

Title II of the ADA requires the City of Seattle to provide people with disabilities an equal opportunity to access City services, programs and activities.

For more information regarding the City of Seattle and Title II of the ADA, please visit seattle.gov/ada

Title II grievance process

If you feel that the City of Seattle has failed to accommodate your disability or provide you with equal access to a City activity, program or service, you have a few options:

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