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Survey Research Report

The New England ADA Center publishes the results of our research study about the challenges that municipalities face in implementing the ADA

Read our Report

Data on Disability in Cities

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

Find your City!

 

The Forefront of Disability Rights for Addiction and Recovery

 

Join us for a panel discussion focused on the civil rights of people in recovery from subtance and opioid use disorder. Click the link for more information. a

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!

What color is my line? - Accessible Parking

Question: A person is scheduled to restripe a parking lot. Is there a requirement for the painted lines to be the color blue?

For the answer, click here.

Fair Housing Act, ADA and Section 504

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

Learn.NewEnglandADA.org

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

Take Action Now!

 

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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Do taxi drivers have to pick up people with disabilities who use service animals?
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I have cancer. 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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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.

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Does the staff toilet room in a workplace have to be accessible?
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I own a business that our customers can connect to via our website. Does the website have to be accessible? A third party vendor manages some of the services offered on our website. Are we responsible for making sure those services are accessible?
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I have diabetes. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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Is pregnancy 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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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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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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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?



























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