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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.

Learn.NewEnglandADA.org

Employment, Reasonable Accommodations and Service Animals
 
Check out our blog for interesting questions that we receive from callers like you and our responses.
 
 
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.

Know 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 ADA Checklist!

ADA Anniversary Laugh N' Learn Videos
 
Laugh with two of Boston’s top comedians, Amy Tee and Jack Lynch!
 

Submit an ADA Question

All questions are confidential

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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 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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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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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?

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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Can people with disabilities take their service animals into restaurants?
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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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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 anxiety considered a disability?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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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?



























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