The Americans With Disabilities Act and ADAAA: A Primer

The Americans With Disabilities Act is almost thirty years old. Here is a look at the history of the ADA, life before and after, and why it’s more important to understand it now than ever before. The discussion is led by a facilitator who has been there from the beginning through today.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand how the ADA came about
  • Understand the amendments –ADAAA
  • Recognize current litigation trends and costs under the Americans With Disabilities Act for employers
  • Understand basic, defensible human resources programming relative to the ADA
  • Realize why it is important to know about the ADA today and through the next 20-30 years

Major Topics
  • Review history of the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADAAA
  • Discuss life before and after ADA
  • Review checklist/audit for ADA employment law compliance in the workplace
  • Review recent legal decisions, discuss current and upcoming trends and demographics

Who Should Attend

Leaders, Managers, HR

Fields of Study
Personnel/Human Resources



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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