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John Wodatch
How the ADA Education and Reform Act will affect the ADA

John Wodatch, former Chief of Disability Rights at DOJ writes about the how the passage of H.R.620 will effect the ADA.

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All 6 New England States are in the top 12 baby boomer population
Where do most Baby Boomers live in the US?

Surprising research findings reveal in New England!

Read more about surprising research findings

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
 
Whether swimming, fishing or golfing, ensure that your facility is accessible to all
 
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

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Aging, Disability and the ADA
 
The ADA protects people who are aging, too!
 
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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?
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I have cancer. 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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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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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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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 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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Is alcoholism covered under the ADA?

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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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Do taxi drivers have to pick up people with disabilities who use service animals?
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Is anxiety considered a disability?
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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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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?



























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