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Automatic and Power-Assisted Doors

December 1, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

Learn about compliance for automatic, and power assisted doors.

Register today.

 

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December. Circular arms of different colors with a circle in the middle evoke a caring multicultural image of the world.
Webinar: Why No One Has to Be Normal Anymore

December 1, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST

Learn about disability history and honor International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Register today.

 

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Virtual Summit on DEIA and Government Approach to Employment

December 6 - 8, 2022

Learn about approaches to integrating disability employment across all areas of DEIA in the federal workforce.

Learn More

New England ADA Center, A project of the Institute for Human Centered Design.
IHCD's New England ADA Center Seeks Americans with Disabilities Act Trainer and ADA Specialist

Seeking an expert individual in all federal accessibility standards and regulations at their Boston, Massachusetts location.

See the full job description.

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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.

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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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?
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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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?

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.

icon of an elevator
An architect is designing a two story factory, 50,000 sq feet per story. Is an elevator required?
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In restaurants, cafeterias, and bars how much needs to be devoted to accessible seating?
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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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?

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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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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I have diabetes. 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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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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