Access Granted

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

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.

May is Older Americans Month!

In 1963, about a third of older Americans were living in poverty, with very few programs available to meet the needs of senior citizens. This prompted then-President John F.

Mental Health Month 2022

An estimated 26% of Americans – 1 in 5 – experience a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year.

Transition from High School to Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

In K through 12th Grade many students who have disabilities receive educational accommodations to assist them with issues related to learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, vision or hearing loss, emotional or physical issues.  These services

Need Help Finding Qualified Employees?

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world in a variety of ways. The obvious ways are the health issues and the quarantine we have experienced the past two years; as well as residual problems that are showing up from having had COVID.

Good Access is Good for Business

Is your business accessible for all? Do people with disabilities frequent your place of business? As potential customers, everyone makes choices about your business based on how easy it is to use.

Web Accessibility Guidance

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has just released new web accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Stress Awareness Month 2022

Here’s the conundrum about stress. It can help motivate people or it can be sickening, literally. It is important to be aware of how your mind and your body react to signs of being stressed.

Accessible Triathlon/Running Events, Part 1

In late 2021, I was asked to sit in on a webinar discussion panel to talk about the ADA requirements for Temporary events. The webinar was hosted by USA Triathlon and aimed at organizers of triathlon and running events.

Simple Etiquette for Service Animals

Service animals have very important jobs. They are specifically trained to help people with disabilities in a variety of ways, ranging from mobility to psychological issues to chronic health conditions.

Planning for Success

When I started working at the Rocky Mountain ADA Center, I was advised by several people already working with the Center that I will never be able to see the world again the same way.