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People attending an ADACC training session, now done virtually.
ADACC Webinar: Title I and Reasonable Accommodations Training

February 10, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Register

ADA Checklist

Ensure your fishing or golfing facilities are accessible by using our recreation checklist.

View the ADA Recreation Checklist.

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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.

"The Changing Reality of Disability in America: 2020"

The documentary highlights stories
of those often left behind.

Video and report.

Data on Disability
Research Reports

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

Read our research reports.

President George H. W. Bush signing the ADA into law
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!

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 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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As Town Clerk, I just heard that I need to post a public notice about ADA requirements. Is this true?
COVID-19
We have an employee who uses hearing aids and has difficulty hearing people through face masks because she lip reads as well. We are considering getting her work colleagues see through face masks, or offering her our portable assistive listening device. Or, I suppose they could call her and use the phone. Are we obligated to require all employee who interact with her to use see through face masks?

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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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 person wants to install a parking lot with 12 spaces. The spaces will be rented to the public as long term rentals. Does the lot have to comply with the ADA Standards?
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I have diabetes. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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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?
COVID-19
We have an employee who uses hearing aids and has difficulty hearing people through face masks because she lip reads as well. We are considering getting her work colleagues see through face masks, or offering her our portable assistive listening device. Or, I suppose they could call her and use the phone. Are we obligated to require all employee who interact with her to use see through face masks?

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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Can people with disabilities take their service animals into restaurants?
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Is anxiety considered a disability?
traffic sign for pedestrian
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?
COVID-19
For jobs that can’t be conducted remotely, what are possible accommodations?



























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