Access Granted

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The Importance of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

DEIA is quite the topic in today’s culture and can be very polarizing. Because DEIA is important to the funders of the ADA Center’s grant, it is important to our Center.

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Disability Rights Laws Around the Globe

For countries who follow the International Building Code (IBC) and American National Standards/ANSI A117.1-2017: Accessible and Usable Buildings requirements, most of the physical accessibility requirements consistent with the 2010 Americans with

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The ADA Celebrates 34 Years

It's hard to believe but July 2024 is the 34th anniversary of the passing of the ADA. What were you doing when the ADA passed? I was busy raising three kids and was completely oblivious to the new law.

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Structural Impracticability/Technical Infeasibility

Vizzini: “Inconceivable!”

Inigo Montoya: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

- The Princess Bride

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Continuing to Break New Ground

Civil rights laws continue to make a difference!  The ADA was a ground-breaking civil rights law that passed in 1990 and will celebrate its 34th anniversary in July.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know…

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Accessible Outdoor Activities in the Rocky Mountain Region

As the snow starts to melt and flowers start to bloom, springtime in the Rockies brings a sense of renewal and signals a time to partake in outdoor activities.

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Business Realities: The ADA Compliance Puzzle

The reasons businesses may struggle with or choose not to fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can vary based on several factors.

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Adaptive Avalanche Course, the First of it's Kind

Recently, I was afforded the opportunity to participate in a backcountry avalanche safety and rescue course. This was a course specifically for people with disabilities by people with disabilities.

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Ahhhh, Spring!

Springtime - flowers, birds building nests, and longer hours of sunshine! Looking forward to spring and milder, warmer weather, we usually also think of living life a little less confined.