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Architectural Accessibility Workshops; April 7 Portland, April 21 Augusta
Two Upcoming Workshops in Maine

Join us to untangle the confusion between the ADA Standards and Fair Housing Laws. Register for Portland or Register for Augusta.

ADA Architectural Accessibility Laws Course
New Architectural Accessibility Laws Web Course!

Free and available 24/7

Learn more about the web course

Foundation of a new building being constructed
An ADA Success Story

Implementing the ADA in VT

Read about the success in Bethel, VT

ADA 25 Boston
Almost 2,000 participated on Boston Common to celebrate ADA 25 Boston!

Thanks for making the day such a success!

Watch Video Highlights!

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo
Governor Raimondo says, "One size does not fit all!"

Especially when it comes to employing people with disabilities.

Read more about Governor Raimondo's comments!

TIC Network
Listen to ADA Updates on the Talking Information Center Radio Show

During “Mission Possible” (Monday & Tuesday live 12:00-12:30 PM)

You can also listen to ADA Updates on our website

ADA National Network
The Americans with Disabilities Act National Network

The New England ADA Center is a proud member of the ADA National Network

See new ADA fact sheets on our website

We provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals, businesses, and government at the local, state and regional levels.

Jill S. Johanning
Can I provide a garbage disposal at an accessible sink in an office?
Mike Charron
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and it is hard to open doors to many businesses. Are automatic openers required?
Kim Brittenham
Does my son’s school have to rebuild the stage to be accessible from the auditorium or should everyone use the rear entrance which is accessible?
Jillian Shedd
Are time limits for accessible on street parking spaces allowed?
Employer
If a colleague complains of an allergy to a perfume or scent that another colleague is wearing, what steps can be taken? Is there a best practice that can be utilized?

We provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals, businesses, and government at the local, state and regional levels.

Jill Johanning
Will our registration desk in our hotel meet the ADA requirements if we provide a pull out tray?
Mike Charron
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and it is hard to open doors to many businesses. Are automatic openers required?
Ash
Why aren’t all businesses accessible to me yet? I’m 15 and use a wheelchair, but the ADA is 23!
Deborah Garneau
How can a new building get the necessary approvals without being accessible?
Employer shakings hands
How do we accommodate colleagues who complain of allergies to service dogs?

We provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals, businesses, and government at the local, state and regional levels.

Jill Johanning
Will our registration desk in our hotel meet the ADA requirements if we provide a pull out tray?
Jillian Shedd
Does a private lot/landlord have the right to tow a car that does not have the correct criteria of an accessible parking placard or plate?
Ash
Why aren’t all businesses accessible to me yet? I’m 15 and use a wheelchair, but the ADA is 23!
Kim Brittenham
A lot of businesses in my town are not accessible for a wheelchair or walker. Does my municipal government have a responsibility to help the shops improve access?
Employer shakings hands
How do we accommodate colleagues who complain of allergies to service dogs?
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