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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. United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.
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in a movie theatre near you…

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Facing addiction in America
Addiction is a chronic illness like heart disease

People in recovery have rights too!

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

Free and available 24/7

Learn more about the web course

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

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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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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I have diabetes. Is this a disability under the ADA?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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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?

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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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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Is obesity a disability?
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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.

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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 an emotional support animal. Where do I register it as a service animal?
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Are municipal websites required to be accessible?
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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?



























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