News & Articles

Read up to date information about ADA news, blog articles, press releases, newsletters, and updates to ADA law.

If you need in-depth information or training, we offer training programs and resources to help you and your team understand disability rights, giving leaders peace of mind and creating a better workplace for everyone.

Access Granted Research In The Press Newsletter

Blog - Access Granted

The Price to Pay for Hearing

Since I have three out of five senses that are functioning, it requires a funnel of money out of my own pocket to ensure use of my two senses that aren’t up to par.

True, False or It Depends?

  1. The ADA requires that public buildings, such as retail stores, install automatic doors. 

FALSE – Although automatic door

Finding Our Place in the World

South Dakota is home to the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Tribes as part of the Očeti Sakówi (7 Council Fires Nation).  Between 8-10% (77,000) of South Dakota’s population identify as Native American according to the US Census Burea

Work Based Learning Experiences: Creating Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

As the school year comes to a close many high school students look for and obtain summer work.  Most of us had an opportunity to work during the summer.  These opportunities had a number of benefits above and beyond the paycheck.

PTSD Awareness Month


June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness month.



Barriers the COVID-19 Pandemic Created for People with Disabilities

This report summarizes current barriers the COVID-19 pandemic created for people with disabilities in addition to what they are already experiencing. Download the full report.

How does using artificial intelligence (AI) in the hiring process impact people with disabilities?

Discrimination may be unintended on the part of AI software, yet their unintentional biases may be coded into the AI system’s decision-making processes. Download the full reports.

Implementing Accessible Airport Lactation Areas – Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act

It's imperative, and federal law, for airports to offer lactation spaces for travelers. The availability and demand has increased over the years, but there is still room for improvement. Download the full guide.

Is Working from the Office an Essential Job Function?

Is on-site work attendance essential? The answer is likely ‘yes’ when the job requires a physical exchange of goods or services. It is likely ‘maybe’ if the job requires a high level of interaction or teamwork. The legal answer is usually is, “it depends.”

What Rights do Prisoners have Under the American with Disabilities Act?

This document addresses what rights prisoners have under the ADA. Full report download available.

In The Press


Newsletter Archive

Please visit our digital archive to view past issues of our newsletter, Rocky Moun

Subscribe to Access Granted

The Rocky Mountain ADA Center's blog, Access Granted, tackles ADA issues through unique and diverse perspectives. Articles are written by staff of RMADAC and a variety of special guest authors. Some may be educational, others might be personal or thought-provoking. Either way, Access Granted will bring you the ADA of today!

Complete the form below and never miss a new blog post!

* indicates required