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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This bibliography includes books and periodicals from the Pentagon Library collection and links to online documents. The Pentagon Library's call numbers are in bold print following the citation.

Bills and Public Laws

Americans with Disabilities Restoration Act of 2007 introduced in the Senate 7/26/2007. Go to and search by bill number (S. 1881).

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 1990 (P.L. 101-336)

Legislative Histories

Legislative History of Public Law 101-336, the Americans with Disabilities Act: Prepared for the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1990. KF 3469 .L43 1990

Americans with Disabilities Act Annotated: Legislative History, Regulations & Commentary. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1994-2002. KF 480.A32 A15 1994

Executive Orders

Executive Order 13163, Increasing the Opportunity for Individuals With Disabilities To Be Employed in the Federal Government, July 26, 2000.

Executive Order 13164, Requiring Federal Agencies To Establish Procedures To Facilitate the Provision of Reasonable Accommodation, July 26, 2000.

DoD Directive

DoD Directive 1020.1, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities Assisted or Conducted by the Department of Defense, March 31, 1982.

DoD Inspector General Instruction

Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General Instruction 1440.2, Reasonable Accommodation Policy, Mar. 20, 2006.

Books and Documents

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Americans with Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines. Washington, DC: United States Access Board, 2004.

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Questions and Answers. Washington, DC: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, 2001.

Communicating and Interacting with People Who Have Disabilities. Washington, DC: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1994. HV 1553 .C65 1994

D'Agostino, Thomas and Donald R. Kinsley. Beyond the Physical: Accommodating Employees' Mental Disabilities under the ADA. Horsham, PA: LRP Publications, 2000. KF3469.Z9 B48 2000

Flodin, Mickey. Signing Illustrated: the Complete Learning Guide. New York, NY: Berkley Publishing, 1994. HV 2474 .F56 1994

Gilbert, Gary M. Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook. Arlington, VA: Dewey Publications, 2005. KF 3469.A56 G55 2005

Horton, Sarah. Access by Design: a Guide to Universal Usability for Web Designers. Berkeley, CA: New Riders, 2006. TK 5105.888 .H658 2006

Lazzaro, Joseph J. Adaptive Technologies for Learning & Work Environments. Chicago: American Library Association, 2001. HV 1569.5 .L38 2001

Perritt, Henry H., Jr. Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook. 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley, 1997. KF 3469 .P47 1997

Sternberg, Martin L. A. American Sign Language. HarperCollins, 1998. HV 2475 .S77 1998

Uehling, Allison B. The Basics of Reasonable Accommodation in the Federal Workplace. Horsham, PA: LRP Publications, 2003. KF3469.Z9 U34 2003


An * indicates that the article is available from the Proquest or EBSCOHost databases via the library intranet to authorized library card-holders.

Colwell, William S. "Accommodating the Handicapped Federal Employee." Air Force Law Review 35 (1991): 69-80. Microfilm.

*Koen, Clifford M. Jr. and Michael S. Mitchell. "Are You Paying Attention: ADD and the Americans with Disabilities Act, Issues for Employers." Supervision 68.7 (2007): 13-17.

*Morgan, Gerald J. "Mastering the New ADA Accessibility Guidelines." Buildings 101.4 (2007): 58-60.

*Paris, Lissa J. "Employee Benefits Issues And The Americans With Disabilities Act. " Practical Lawyer 1 Jun 2007: 37-55.

*Smith, Kel. "The Missing Link: Understanding Web Accessibility. " Practical Lawyer 1 Jun 2007: 31-36. Research Library.

*Turner, Miranda W. "Psychiatric Disabilities in the Federal Workplace: Employment Law Considerations." Air Force Law Review 55 (2004): 313-334.

Web Sites

Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
CAP provides assistive technology and services to people with disabilities, Federal managers, supervisors, IT professionals, and Wounded Services Members. The TRICARE Management Activity, a field activity in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), serves as the executive agent for CAP. is the federal government's one-stop Web site for people with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans and service members, workforce professionals and many others.