What is the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 strives to improve the legal definition of "disability" and strengthen the focus of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on preventing discrimination.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) maintains Accommodation and Compliance Series: The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 to share implications of the legislation and updates from the courts and the government.

Last update or review: January 24, 2013