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Data on Disability in Cities

Research findings about the true nature for disability in New England Cities! 

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Fair Housing Act, ADA and Section 504

Free, and self-paced with a certificate of course completion.

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ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments. ADAActionGuide.org
ADA Action Guide for Cities and Towns!

7 Steps cities and towns can take to implement the ADA

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President George H.W. Bush signing the ADA on July 26, 1990
Addiction, Recovery and the ADA

The ADA protects people with addiction and in recovery.

Know your rights!

ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities

Are your facilities in compliance with the ADA?

Find out with this free ADA Checklist!

ADA Anniversary Laugh N' Learn Videos
 
Laugh with two of Boston’s top comedians, Amy Tee and Jack Lynch!
 

Submit an ADA Question

All questions are confidential

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

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An architect is designing a two story factory, 50,000 sq feet per story. Is an elevator required?
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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 diabetes. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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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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Is alcoholism covered under the ADA?

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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An architect is designing a two story factory, 50,000 sq feet per story. Is an elevator required?
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I’m visually impaired and have difficulty reading my bank statement. Can I ask the bank to send me bills in large print?
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I have cancer. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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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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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?

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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An architect is installing a Transfer Type accessible shower. Is there a maximum height specified for the vertical bar that attaches to the spray nozzle?
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A hotel room is occupied by a guest with a service animal. The hotel guest provides a mat for the animal to urinate on in the room. The mat has been allowed to overflow. The hotel manager wants to know if the hotel can do anything about the situation.
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Is obesity a disability?
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As Town Clerk, I just heard that I need to post a public notice about ADA requirements. Is this true?
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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?



























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