Access Granted

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

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Thankful for the ADA - Learning and Navigating Awareness

No matter what the disability awareness situation may be, it is important to be prepared and address our children’s curiosity about disabilities as open and honest as we can. I am thankful for the ADA for creating a forum for disability awareness with my family.

30 Ways to Pay Tribute to the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

Thirty ideas for paying tribute to a landmark civil rights law, the Americans with Disabilities Act.

My Hospital Experience and See-Through Masks

As a Deaf person, communication was so much better with the presence of an on-site interpreter. Effective communication with my doctor and the hospital staff probably saved my life.

The Value of Community

 

How To Be An Ally For People With Disabilities

Whether you are online or in the real world, here are some helpful tips on how to be a helpful ally for people with disabilities.

Web Accessibility as Businesses Shift with COVID-19

As we adapt to using the internet for more and more things due to protection put order for COVID-19, there is a need to ensure we are still able to accommodate the various abilities of all users.

Medication Assisted Treatment in Rocky Mountain Region Prisons

How the ADA applies to substance use disorders and the use of Medication Assisted Treatment in Rocky Mountain Region prisons.

“Social Distancing” - Another Meaning

The connection between the open social distancing that is due to the pandemic and the concealed social distancing that can hinder productive relationships between ‘able-bodied' persons and persons with disabilities.

The Software You Are Looking at Has a VPAT: Now What?

Under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, federal agencies must make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. A Voluntary Product Accessibility Template is a very valuable tool for anyone or vendor who is a provider of electronic and information technology.

Mental Health – Creating a Better Culture

We all wade through mud at some point, and we all have the ability to step out of it clean on the other side.