DISABILITY ACCESS SERVICES
The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) was designated by the Office of the Governor to serve as the lead state agency in California's efforts to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in state government and established Disability Access Services (DAS) in 1992 to promote disability rights in state government and DOR partnerships in the community.
Serves as a resource that provides public information, consultation, training and technical assistance to state and local government, consumers, employers and businesses to help prevent accessibility issues.
Provides physical, digital and communication accessibility expertise for employers, businesses, architects, design professionals, and building officials.
Guides public organizations on their responsibilities and the requirements of accessibility for persons with disabilities. However, DAS is not involved in the enforcement of these laws.
Provides the following services at little to no cost for state and local government and DOR affiliated partners.
Provides specific information and links on the major laws, regulations, resources, and referrals regarding disability access and rights in California for public entities, citizens, businesses, and other interested persons. The information provided is intended solely as informational guidance and not a substitute for legal counsel. For specific legal advice concerning disability laws please contact an attorney.