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Still from the new Public Service Announcements. Three seniors riding a merry go round.
Aging, Disability and the ADA
 
The ADA protects people who are aging, too!
 
ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments. ADAActionGuide.org
Now Online!

Ready to take Action?

New England ADA, a project of IHCD
Providing guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Do you have an ADA question?

Call 800-949-4232 or submit an ADA question.

ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities
ADA Checklist
 
Whether swimming, fishing or golfing, ensure that your facility is accessible to all
 
ADA Web Courses at learn.newenglandada.org
Looking for continuing education credits?

Free ADA web courses available 24/7

Interested? Read more ADA web courses

ADA National Network
The Americans with Disabilities Act National Network
 
The New England ADA Center is one of 10 ADA Centers in the US
 

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.

If a single user toilet room is added to a second story of a building that does not require vertical access e.g. an elevator, does the single user toilet room toilet need to be made accessible?
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Do taxi drivers have to pick up people with disabilities who use service animals?
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I have an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
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A student with a disability wants to take an online course and needs extended time. The student was told that he can't have extended time for online courses because the professor doesn’t want students to procrastinate until the end of the semester. What can the student do?
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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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An architect is designing a two story factory, 50,000 sq feet per story. Is an elevator required?
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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?
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Is obesity a disability?
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Most of the towns playgrounds were built before the ADA was amended and are not accessible. Aren’t existing playgrounds grandfathered?
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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.

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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?
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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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As Town Clerk, I just heard that I need to post a public notice about ADA requirements. Is this true?
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Can the company holiday party be held in an inaccessible location?



























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