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ADA Webinars

ADA Standards for Accessible Design and Public Rights-of-Way

May 19, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Register today.

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ADA Webinars

Effective Communications and Emergency Preparedness

May 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT

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Research Reports

Read our data on disability and the challenges to implementing the ADA in New England.

Read our research reports.

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DOJ: Guidance on Protections for People with Opioid Use Disorder Under the ADA

New guidance discusses ADA protection for people in recovery.

Read the guidance.

 

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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.

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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!

"The Changing Reality of Disability in America: 2020"

The documentary highlights stories
of those often left behind.

Video and report.

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?
COVID-19
Our store's policy requires customers to wear face masks. I recently had a customer who said they have a disability and therefore can’t wear a mask. I am concerned about the safety of our staff and other customers. What should I do?
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Is obesity a disability?
COVID-19
We have a town employee who uses hearing aids and has difficulty hearing people through face masks because she lip reads as well. We are considering getting her colleagues see through face masks, or offering her our portable assistive listening device. Are we obligated to require all employee who interact with her to use see through face masks?
COVID-19
For jobs that can’t be conducted remotely, what are possible accommodations?

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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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?
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?
COVID-19
We have a town employee who uses hearing aids and has difficulty hearing people through face masks because she lip reads as well. We are considering getting her colleagues see through face masks, or offering her our portable assistive listening device. Are we obligated to require all employee who interact with her to use see through face masks?
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Is pregnancy covered by 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.

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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Can people with disabilities take their service animals into restaurants?
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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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Are people who consider themselves transgender covered by the ADA?



























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