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ADA Field-Based Training Day Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2014

We invite municipalities in New England to submit proposals

For more information and an application

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Would You Like to Learn How to Read Architectural Drawings?

We have an introductory workshop for novices.

Find out more information about our Plan Reading Workshops

TIC Network
Listen to ADA Updates on the Talking Information Center Network (TIC)

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

To learn more and listen to the show

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Save the Date for the 25th Anniversary of the ADA in Boston!

Celebrate on Boston Common Wednesday July 22, 2015

Watch our Boston Common 20th ADA Celebration from 2010

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The ADA Legacy Project

Preserve the past, celebrate the present and educate the future

Celebrate the ADA 25th Anniversary in 2015

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
A college has individual apartment buildings converted from historic homes. How do I understand the requirements for a number of accessible units in an individual house vs. number of accessible units for this type of housing?
Mike Charron
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and it is hard to open doors to many businesses. Are automatic openers required?
Erika
My dog helps me calm down when my PTSD is triggered. Is this a ‘task’ under the ADA?
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 at desk talking with employee
What best practices can you provide in terms of emergency evacuation plans for colleagues with physical disabilities, particularly when elevator use is restricted?

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
A college has individual apartment buildings converted from historic homes. How do I understand the requirements for a number of accessible units in an individual house vs. number of accessible units for this type of housing?
Hannah Goodwin
What are good guidelines for having brochures, flyers, or program notes in largeprint or Braille for one time programs in a museum?
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?
Jill S. Johanning
Does adding a crosswalk constitute an alteration and require curb ramps with detectable warnings?
Employer at desk talking with employee
What best practices can you provide in terms of emergency evacuation plans for colleagues with physical disabilities, particularly when elevator use is restricted?

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
A college has individual apartment buildings converted from historic homes. How do I understand the requirements for a number of accessible units in an individual house vs. number of accessible units for this type of housing?
Hannah Goodwin
What are good guidelines for having brochures, flyers, or program notes in largeprint or Braille for one time programs in a museum?
Ben Leavitt
How can a “peer” advocate in their own community bring awareness of the ADA regarding architectural accessibility?
Jill S. Johanning
Does adding a crosswalk constitute an alteration and require curb ramps with detectable warnings?
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?
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