Access Granted

Access Granted is our blog giving you the latest in ADA news and updates.

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School Days

Wow - it’s already time to start a new school year!  Time for pencils, pens, papers, books, and new routines. A new classroom and teachers, familiar friends, along with new faces to anticipate.

Closing Out My Racing Career

The 8th of August 2023 was a significant day in my life. On this day was my very last race competing in Para Cycling.

Jumping into the Role of an ADA Coordinator.

Starting out as a city’s ADA Coordinator is exciting and daunting.

Back to School!

It is almost that time of year! As summer vacation getaways come to an end, a new school year is on the horizon.

Improving Access: Part 3

The last 2 blog posts I had written were about when the ADA requires physical access to be improved under Titles II and III. But what about under Title I, Employment? I will outline the basics around Title I employment requirements today.

Great Expectations

A new federal law came into effect on June 27, 2023, called the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).  Here are some important things to know:

Video Relay Interpreting versus Live Interpreting: Yes, There is a Difference!

At the ADA Center we receive a variety of calls inquiring about communication issues.

Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation

Meet Samantha, a new employee in the customer service department. Today she informed her supervisor of the need for a leave of absence for 30 days due to a disability-related medical condition.

Updating Access: Part Two

A Title II entity has to design and alter facilities to be accessible if they are planning alterations anyway. This is the same concept from Title III.

"Must Have" Essential Job Duties and Functions

Barriers to employment sometimes appear as logical requirements but may serve to exclude individuals who would otherwise be qualified for the job.