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9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
The Southeast ADA Center is a project of the
Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) of Syracuse University
and a member of the ADA National Network.
We collaborate with a network of nationally recognized educators and researchers from renown universities, as well as local, regional, and national leaders, advocates, employers, experts and and State Affiliates throughout the eight states in the Southeast Region IV (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee).
Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)
The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) of Syracuse University has a mission to create a collaborative environment - with entrepreneurial innovation and best business practices - to foster public-private dialogue. We will create the capacity to transform policy, systems, and people through inclusive education, the workforce, and communities ... Building the premier organization to advance civic, economic and social participation of persons with disabilities in a global society through:
- Research, Education, Training
- Policy, Technical Assistance
- Outreach, Fundraising
The Southeast ADA Center is one of ten regional centers in the ADA National Network funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, & Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) under Grant #90DP0090-01-00. NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
ADA National Network
The ADA National Network is the leader in providing information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.
The ADA National Network (formerly known as DBTACs - Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers) consists of ten (10) regional centers funded by the NIDRR under the U.S. Department of Education. The Southeast ADA Center serves eight (8) U.S. Southeast states: Alabama (AL), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Kentucky (KY), Mississippi (MS), North Carolina (NC), South Carolina (SC), and Tennessee (TN). If you live outside the Southeast region, you can find your ADA Center.
- Facilitate voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
- Conduct research to reduce and eliminate barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency and to increase the civic and social participation of Americans with disabilities
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
- Technical Assistance
Highly trained specialists are available to answer your questions about the ADA, including advice and information on what is required, who is covered, and how to work through ADA-related questions. All calls and contacts are strictly confidential..
- Education and Training
Provide customized training and distance education opportunities for disability organizations, State and local government agencies, and private businesses. Experienced staff and training specialists are available to help you design and/or conduct a customized workshop or presentation for your target audiences.
- Materials Dissemination
Distribute publications with accurate information about the ADA. Provide up-to-date ADA information via websites, social media, email, discussion lists, newsletters, and printed materials.
- Information and Referral
Provide referrals to local organizations for advocacy assistance or issues outside of our work scope.
- Public Awareness
Promote the ADA in a positive manner in media outlets.
- Local Capacity Building
Work closely with business, disability, governmental, rehabilitation, and other professional networks to assist with ADA efforts in your State and local communities.