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ADA Standards for Accessible Design
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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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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 an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
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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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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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I have cancer. 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 pregnancy covered by the ADA?

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Does the staff toilet room in a workplace have to be accessible?
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Do taxi drivers have to pick up people with disabilities who use service animals?
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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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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