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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.

 

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

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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!

Question from property management company about pedestrian access routes and their surface materials

A property management company looks to improve pedestrian access.

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Submit an ADA Question

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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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As Town Clerk, I just heard that I need to post a public notice about ADA requirements. Is this true?
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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?

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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In restaurants, cafeterias, and bars how much needs to be devoted to accessible seating?
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I have cancer. 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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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?

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.

shower icon
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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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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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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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?



























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