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November 28, 2016

by Katherine Blakeslee
On November 21, 2016, Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed a Final Rule revising the Department of Justice’s Title III of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which requires public accommodations, including movie theaters, to provide appropriate communication through the use of auxiliary aids and services. The Final Rule outlines specific requirements movie theaters must now meet in order to satisfy these obligations to individuals with hearing and vision disabilities. Specifically, the Final Rule requires movie theaters to...

November 22, 2016

by Katherine Blakeslee
I happened to steal a moment of Dave Yanchulis’s time while he was visiting Boston to present at the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX), which is largest building industry event in the Northeast. Dave is an Accessibility Specialist at the U.S. Access Board, a federal agency that develops accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transit systems, information and communication technology, and medical diagnostic equipment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws. The New England ADA Center and the U.S. Access Board have been partnering at ABX for the past 15 years...

November 21, 2016

Today, there are thousands of people newly in recovery due to the opioid epidemic; some with a full spectrum of behavioral health issues who are unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The timing is right to re-introduce people with mental health issues into the promise of the ADA.

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