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Still from the new Public Service Announcements. Three seniors riding a merry go round.
Aging, Disability and the ADA
 
The ADA protects people who are aging, too!
 
ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments. ADAActionGuide.org
Now Online!

Ready to take Action?

New England ADA, a project of IHCD
Providing guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Do you have an ADA question?

Call 800-949-4232 or submit an ADA question.

ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
ADA Checklist
 
Whether swimming, fishing or golfing, ensure that your facility is accessible to all
 
ADA Web Courses at learn.newenglandada.org
Looking for continuing education credits?

Free ADA web courses available 24/7

Interested? Read more ADA web courses

ADA National Network
The Americans with Disabilities Act National Network
 
The New England ADA Center is one of 10 ADA Centers in the US
 

Submit an ADA Question

All questions are confidential

Call:1-800-949-4232 (voice/TTY)

Or, fill out the form and a staff member will contact you.

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Does the staff toilet room in a workplace have to be accessible?
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A patient who is deaf requested a sign language interpreter. The cost of the interpreter is more than the reimbursement from health insurance. Do we have to provide interpreters?
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Is anxiety considered a disability?
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Most of the towns playgrounds were built before the ADA was amended and are not accessible. Aren’t existing playgrounds grandfathered?
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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?

Submit an ADA Question

All questions are confidential

Call:1-800-949-4232 (voice/TTY)

Or, fill out the form and a staff member will contact you.

If a single user toilet room is added to a second story of a building that does not require vertical access e.g. an elevator, does the single user toilet room toilet need to be made accessible?
parking signage
A person wants to install a parking lot with 12 spaces. The spaces will be rented to the public as long term rentals. Does the lot have to comply with the ADA Standards?
icon of seated figure holding head
Is anxiety considered a disability?
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A student with a disability wants to take an online course and needs extended time. The student was told that he can't have extended time for online courses because the professor doesn’t want students to procrastinate until the end of the semester. What can the student do?
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I am a parent of a son with a disability. I have used my 12 weeks of leave under FMLA. I need additional leave to care for him. Can the ADA help me?

Submit an ADA Question

All questions are confidential

Call:1-800-949-4232 (voice/TTY)

Or, fill out the form and a staff member will contact you.

accessible women toilet room signage
The single user toilet room complies with the 1991 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, and the sink overlaps the space required at a toilet. Does the single user toilet room have to be renovated so that it complies with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design?
parking signage
A person wants to install a parking lot with 12 spaces. The spaces will be rented to the public as long term rentals. Does the lot have to comply with the ADA Standards?
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I have an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
traffic sign for pedestrian
A neighborhood sidewalk is obstructed by a big tree, making it impossible for people with disabilities to use the sidewalk. The road and sidewalk were recently redone. What does the law require?
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If an employer has a zero tolerance drug policy, and an employee tests positive because they take Suboxone, a drug used to treat opioid usage, as prescribed by a doctor, can they be denied employment?



























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