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The US government publications listed below are designed to help understand and care for the needs of people with disabilities, and to provide information on how to achieve independence and have their rights enforced. All publications are available for purchase from the Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office.

Americans With Disabilities Act Handbook contains key information on the Americans With Disabilities Act. The handbook covers the following: equal employment opportunity; nondiscrimination in public accommodations; access to state and local government services. 1992. 730 pages S/N 052-015-00074-0. $56.00

A Technical Assistance Manual on the Employment Provisions (Title 1) of the Americans With Disabilities Act helps employers, people with disabilities, and others learn about their obligations and rights under the employment provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Focus on Diversity: Directory of Recruitment Sources identifies colleges, universities; employment services organizations and centers, and other institutions that serve individuals with disabilities, minorities, women, and senior citizens. Provides employers with the information needed to find employees who reflect the demographic diversity of America. 1994. 121 pages. S/N 029-014-00249-6. $9.50

Equality of Opportunity: The Making of the Americans With Disabilities Act provides a detailed history of the Americans With Disabilities Act and describes disability policy and activism from 1968 through 1988. 1999. 329 pages. S/N 052-003-01477-7. $30.00

Achieving Independence: The Challenge for the 21st Century, A Decade of Progress in Disability Policy, Setting an Agenda for the Future assesses the nation's progress in creating equal opportunity and empowerment for the disabled during the 1986-1996 period. Contains more than i20 recommendations for change in national disability policy developed by grassroots and national leaders with disabilities. 1999. 199 pages. S/N 052-003-01476-9. $19.00

Voices of Disability: Access to Health Care in Rural America examines how people with disabilities living in rural America use the current health care system, the problems they face in accessing health care, and the strategies that have worked for them. Summarizes the findings from research into health care access for the differently-abled in rural America. 1995. 40 pages. S/N 017-090-00083-6. $4.00

Enforcing the Civil Rights of Air Travelers With Disabilities contains various subject-related laws and recommendations and evaluates the effectiveness of federal enforcement of the Air Carrier Access Act. 1999. 176 pages. S/N 052-003-01475-1. $17.00

CD-BLND contains a bibliography of approximately 250,000 works for people who have blindness, dyslexia, and visual impairment. This CD-ROM includes citations to music, books, and cassette recordings as well as Braille and large print books. System requirements: IBM compatible PC; 640K RAM; 500K hard disk space; DOS 3.1; and a CD-ROM reader using MS CD-ROM Extensions 2.01. Uses Dataware search and retrieval software. Quarterly CD-ROM periodical. List ID BLND. $79.00/year

American Rehabilitation comments on all aspects of life affecting disabled people, covering programs, treatment, news, and legislative and technical matters of interest to a wide range of professional and consumer groups, and concerned individuals. List ID ARHB. $15.00/year

Public Law 106-402: Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. 2000. 63 pages. S/N 869-040-00232-3. $4.75

Public Law 105-17: Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997. 1997. 120 pages. S/N 869-033-00018-9. $6.50

Public Law 101-336: Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. 1990. 51 pages. S/N 869-010-00096-1. $1.75

Publications may be ordered online, via phone, fax, or mail. Visit the Superintendent of Documents Online Bookstore at for secure online ordering; phone toll free (866) 512-1800 and DC area (202) 512-1800, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM-5:00 PM, eastern standard time; fax (202) 512-2250, any day at any time; or mail to Superintendent of Documents, PO Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 152507954. All orders 'require prepayment, either' by check, VISA, American Express, MasterCard, Discover/NOVUS or SOD Deposit Account. Prices are free of tax and include shipping and handling.

Other publications on these and other topics are also available from the Superintendent of Documents, the premier soutve of official information published by hundreds of US Federal government departments and agencies. For detail, on what is available, go to the Superintendent of Documents Online Bookstore (
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