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Data on Disability in Cities

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

Find your City!

 

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
Now Online!

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

People with alcohol addiction and people with opioid and substance use disorders in recovery have protections under the ADA.

Learn about 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 and easy to use tool!

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 disability coordinator at a museum has received requests to provide wheelchairs and wheelchair pushers. The museum is concerned about liability issues. What does ADA require?
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Is anxiety considered a disability?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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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 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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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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Is obesity a disability?
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A student with a disability wants to take an online course and needs extended time. The student was told that he can't have extended time for online courses because the professor doesn’t want students to procrastinate until the end of the semester. What can the student do?
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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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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 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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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?



























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