Telecommunications Requirements of the ADA

Title II and III

ADA Resources Available Here!

Are you knowledgeable about all the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) TTY requirements? Is someone building or renovating a facility in your area who can benefit from information on how to make public telephones accessible?

If you are responsible for a facility that serves the public, or if you are interested in helping public facilities in your area meet ADA requirements, this section of our home page will be of value to you. This information specifically targets the needs of people who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to achieve telecommunication access as a result of ADA mandates. To take advantage of our ADA resources, browse these pages then let us know how we can be of further assistance to you. Please feel free to use these resources as needed for your local advocacy efforts.


ADA: Questions & Answers

Choose the subject area you are interested in for the relevant ADA requirements:

See also: Selected ADA Quotes


The Ultratec Solution


Ultratec provides many options to assist you in achieving telecommunication access.

For use by customers or guests:


Ultratec offers several models of TTYs that are suitable for guests, customers, and patients.

For public telephone access:


Ultratec offers two models of Public TTYs that are suitable for use in public facilities.

For use by Emergency Services:


Ultratec offers TTY & TTY detection equipment suitable for call centers, plus resources on handling VCO/CapTel calls.