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Guidance on the ADA and COVID-19

 

What you should know.

DOJ Warning About Fake Face Mask Exemption Cards

Training Director, Kathy Gips, provides feedback about fake face mask exemption cards.

To learn more, click Fake Exemption Cards.

Data on Disability
Data on Disability and Challenges to Implementing the ADA in New England

Find your state data and

See where states fall in compliance with the ADA.

Read our research reports

President George H. W. Bush signing the ADA into law
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!

ADA Web Courses at learn.newenglandada.org
Looking for continuing education credits?

Free ADA web courses available 24/7

Interested? Read more ADA web courses

ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments. ADAActionGuide.org
Now Online!

Ready to take Action?

ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
ADA Checklist
 

Use the ADA Checklist to ensure that people with disabilities have access to your goods, services, and programs.

To view the checklist, click ADA Checklist.

 

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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I have cancer. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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A town has a warming shelter for homeless people that isn’t accessible. For people who need a physically accessible shelter, the town provides them with a hotel voucher. Can the town have different eligibility requirements for people who use the warming shelter vs. people who use the hotel voucher?
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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.

If a single user toilet room is added to a second story of a building that does not require vertical access e.g. an elevator, does the single user toilet room toilet need to be made 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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Is obesity a disability?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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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.

staff only sign
Does the staff toilet room in a workplace have to be accessible?
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In restaurants, cafeterias, and bars how much needs to be devoted to accessible seating?
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I have diabetes. 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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Is pregnancy covered by the ADA?



























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