Notes

1. See table of statistics titled, ''Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) Charges FY1992-FY2001,'' found at <http://www.eeoc.gov/stats/ada-charges .html>.

2. See table of statistics titled, ''Americans with Disabilities Act of 1900 (ADA) Charges FY1992-FY2001,'' found at <http://www.eeoc.gov/stats/ada-charges .html>.

3. Other possible explanations include the potential for the ADA to have a greater impact on overcoming negative social attitudes against people with mental disabilities (versus other types of disabilities) or improvements in medications occur ring during the same time period, which facilitated the labor market performance of people with mental disabilities.

4. More substantial architectural and transportation adaptation expenses can be deducted from tax liability by all businesses under IRS Code Section 190.

5. The web site for JAN is <http://www.jan.wvu.edu/>. Additional government resources for people with disabilities can be found at <http://www.disabilitydirect .gov>. The National Easter Seal Society (http://www.easter-seals.org/) also offers free information referral and suggestions for technological devices to help workers do their jobs.

6. This recommendation is also made by the Social Security Administration's March 2000 report to the Congress on income and resource exclusions. That report also recommends that the amount of earnings excluded be increased and then indexed to the CPI.

7. The report also suggests that grants, fellowships, and scholarships be excluded from resource limitations for nine months, based on the reality that many forms of financial aid are received at the beginning and paid out over the balance of the school year.

8. See the U.S. Health and Human Services Web site, ''New Freedom Initiative: Fulfilling America's Promise to Americans with Disabilities,'' found at <http://www .hhs.gov/newfreedom/>.

9. See the U.S. Health and Human Services Web site, ''New Freedom Initiative: Fulfilling America's Promise to Americans with Disabilities,'' found at <http://www .hhs.gov/newfreedom/>. Also see Chen (2001).

11. These job search and placement efforts (and others) can be located from the <http:// www.disabilitydirect.gov> Web site.

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