ADA Frequently Asked Questions

Category: Title V: Miscellaneous Provisions
Question: #32
Is an individual only allowed to file complaints with a Federal agency or file a lawsuit in order to settle a issue regarding a violation of the ADA?
No. Title V of the ADA encourages alternative dispute resolutions. Some Federal agencies have mediation programs designed to settle complaints without the agency having to conduct an investigation or a lawsuit being filed. The U.S. Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have such mediation programs.
Title I: Employment
Title II: State & Local Governments
Title III: Places of Public Accommodations
Title IV: Telecommunications
Title V: Miscellaneous Provisions

Last Updated on:
Fri Jul 7, 2017