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ADA Webinars

ADA Standards for Accessible Design and Public Rights-of-Way

May 19, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Register today.

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ADA Webinars

Effective Communications and Emergency Preparedness

May 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT

Register today.

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Research Reports

Read our data on disability and the challenges to implementing the ADA in New England.

Read our research reports.

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DOJ: Guidance on Protections for People with Opioid Use Disorder Under the ADA

New guidance discusses ADA protection for people in recovery.

Read the guidance.

 

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Guidance on the ADA and COVID-19

Read how the ADA relates to programs and services during the pandemic.

What you should know.

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Addiction, Recovery and the ADA

People with addiction to alcohol and in recovery from opioids and other drugs are people with disabilities too!

Learn about your rights!

"The Changing Reality of Disability in America: 2020"

The documentary highlights stories
of those often left behind.

Video and report.

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 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?
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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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Are people who consider themselves transgender covered by 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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Does the staff toilet room in a workplace have to be accessible?
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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 an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
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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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I was fired from my job because I tested positive for marijuana. I have a prescription for marijuana to help manage pain related to my MS. Can my employer fire 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.

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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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In restaurants, cafeterias, and bars how much needs to be devoted to accessible seating?
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I have an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
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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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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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