Law Enforcement

CAIRS supports the continuing efforts of the ACLU, NAD and RID to educate both law enforcement as well as the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in the critical mission of ensuring safe interactions between both parties.

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Title III of the ADA

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives rights of equal access to places of public accommodation. For Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, Title III requires businesses and agencies to remove many frustrating barriers to communication.

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Illinois Legal Aid Online

ILAO provides disadvantaged, elderly and disabled individuals across the state with the online resources they need to successfully resolve many legal problems on their own if they can’t afford a lawyer.

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Discrimination under ADA

If you think you have been discriminated against in employment on the basis of disability after July 26, 1992, you should contact the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. A charge of discrimination generally must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.

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