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Automatic and Power-Assisted Doors

December 1, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

Learn about compliance for automatic, and power assisted doors.

Register today.

 

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December. Circular arms of different colors with a circle in the middle evoke a caring multicultural image of the world.
Webinar: Why No One Has to Be Normal Anymore

December 1, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST

Learn about disability history and honor International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Register today.

 

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Virtual Summit on DEIA and Government Approach to Employment

December 6 - 8, 2022

Learn about approaches to integrating disability employment across all areas of DEIA in the federal workforce.

Learn More

New England ADA Center, A project of the Institute for Human Centered Design.
IHCD's New England ADA Center Seeks Americans with Disabilities Act Trainer and ADA Specialist

Seeking an expert individual in all federal accessibility standards and regulations at their Boston, Massachusetts location.

See the full job description.

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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.

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!

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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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 diabetes. 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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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 designing a two story factory, 50,000 sq feet per story. Is an elevator required?
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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?
COVID-19
I am a person with a disability and can’t wear a mask. I thought the governor’s proclamation requiring a mask exempted me from the facemask requirement, but I am not being allowed to shop. What can I do?
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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?

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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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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Most of the towns playgrounds were built before the ADA was amended and are not accessible. Aren’t existing playgrounds grandfathered?
COVID-19
I have PTSD and cannot wear a mask. My employer requires a mask to be worn at all times and placed me on leave until I could get documentation from my doctor that I cannot wear a mask due my ADA disability. Upon my return I was demoted to a lesser paying position with a schedule that conflicts with my family obligations. Is this legal?



























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