Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
State ADA/Section 504 Accessibility Coordinator
150 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 623-7950 voice
TTY callers use Maine Relay 7-1-1
(207) 287-5292 fax
The State of Maine provides equal opportunity in employment and programs. If you have a concern or a complaint about accessibility of State programs, please contact the ADA Coordinator.
Each State of Maine Department has a designated coordinator for programs and services in that Department. Contact information for each Department is available from the State ADA Coordinator.
"The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities...It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications."
-U.S. Department of Justice
Job Accommodation Network
U.S Department of Justice ADA Pages
- American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) home page
- Guide to Disability Rights Laws
- ADA Questions and Answers
- 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
- ADA Technical Assistance Program
- ADA Publications
- Disability Rights online news
- ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments
- State ADA Nondiscrimination and Grievance Procedure (Word Doc.)
- Executive Order 7 FY 04/05 establishing the Office of ADA Accessibility Coordinator
- Executive Order 02 FY 11/12 Reaffirming Maine's Commitment to Accessibility and Inclusion of People with Disabilities
- Effective Communication Policy and Standards and Best Practices
- Maine Human Rights Act
- Accessibility Regulations of the Maine Human Rights Commission
Equal employment opportunity for State personnel and job applicants is under the Office of Employee Relations and the EEO Officers for each Department. Contact the State EEO Coordinator.
Laurel J. Shippee
State EEO Coordinator
(207) 287-4651, voice
(888) 577-6690, TTY
Other ADA Links
- ADA Basic Building Blocks "an introductory webcourse on the American's with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) that explores the legal requirements and spirit of the ADA." Registration required.
- National Network of ADA Centers
- Disability Law Handbook
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