Category: Accessibility Tips

Happy businesswoman with disability and her assistance dog enjoying during her coffee break at work.
January 31, 2024

More on the Accessibility of Older Buildings

In our latest Ask the ADA Expert blog, Marsha Mazz elaborated on why some older buildings are not nearly as accessible as others. Many people took to social media
woman walking along side of man in wheelchair exiting building
January 26, 2024

The ADA Does Not Apply Equally to New and Older Buildings

In general, the U.S. Department of Justice and the courts consider a building to be physically “accessible” if it complies with the DOJ ADA regulations and ADA Standards for
November 26, 2023

When do private homes have to be accessible?

Businesses that operate in private homes must comply with the ADA if they are places of public accommodation
October 27, 2023

The Architectural Barriers Act is the ADA’s Powerful Parent

Above image courtesy of Azmanjaka/Getty Disability Collection. Did you know that post offices and all other federally-owned buildings are covered by the Architectural Barriers Act, and not the Americans
Cropped view of the physically challenged girl moving herself at the wheelchair and opening doors of the building. Stock photo
July 18, 2023

Can You Use the Children and Caregiver Accessible Restroom? Ask the ADA Expert!

Is it legal to bar wheelchair users from the accessible “family restroom” simply because they’re adults?
June 13, 2023

Why aren’t more medical offices and equipment wheelchair accessible?

The Americans with Disabilities Act and other access laws cover doctor offices and medical equipment. But there are medical providers not in compliance.