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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.

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ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities

Are your facilities in compliance with the ADA?

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ADA Anniversary Laugh N' Learn Videos
 
Laugh with two of Boston’s top comedians, Amy Tee and Jack Lynch!
 
A New Employee with Performance Issues-Title I Question
 
Check out our blog for interesting questions that we receive from callers like you and our responses.
 
 

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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?
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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 diabetes. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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