Category: News

woman sitting on living counc with feet propped up on her wheelchair
September 8, 2023

What is the definition of an accessible apartment?

Question: I’m looking for a new accessible apartment and am confused. Can someone explain what accessibility means in terms of apartment buildings? Most of the apartments I’m being shown
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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?
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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.
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man in powerchair taking a photo on a trail
May 22, 2023

Q & A: Are There Requirements for Building Accessible Trails?

Q: I’m an outdoor enthusiast and enjoy hiking wheelchair-accessible trails with my family, including our quadriplegic son, near my home in Western Pennsylvania. I volunteer for a local trail
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electric charging station with many electric chargers and a parking lot on a sunny day.
July 21, 2022

Design Recommendations for Accessible Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The U.S. Access Board has released Design Recommendations for Accessible Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, a document that reviews existing requirements and new recommendations for making EV charging stations accessible.
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Reopening Business in a COVID World
December 16, 2021

Reopening Business in a COVID World

As the economy continues to reopen, we want to ensure that people with disabilities are not excluded from opportunities as we all venture back into our communities.
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