ADA Compliance

ADA Accessibility Improvements Made in New York
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ADA Accessibility Improvements Made in New York

The Department of Design and Construction has improved pedestrian ramps in lower... More

Nightmare Bathroom Scenarios
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Nightmare Bathroom Scenarios

Toilet paper dispensers can make or break a disabled person’s experience using... More

The Not-So-New Definition of ‘Disability’
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The Not-So-New Definition of ‘Disability’

New language that goes into effect in October requires state and local governments... More

City to Spend More Than $1 Billion on Sidewalk Repairs
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City to Spend More Than $1 Billion on Sidewalk Repairs

The nation's second-largest city is rehabilitating 11,000 miles of sidewalk to... More

The Americans with Disabilities Act,  26 years later
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The Americans with Disabilities Act, 26 years later

New publication explains how quality of life has improved since President George... More

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Sign language for children

Efforts assure disabled children that they have value and are not forgotten. And people from all walks of life work toward a common goal that benefits the whole community. More

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Is the Aluminum Body Pickup Really New or Unique?

Not really. Ford and GM just did something that another American automaker did in 1914. Yes: 1914. Our guest blogger explains. More

Question: Do wheelchair users prefer a 45-degree angle or more of a sweeping curve when making a turn?
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Question: Do wheelchair users prefer a 45-degree angle or more of a sweeping curve when making a turn?

Answer: I want to make it clear that my answer is opinion, not regulation. The... More

Universal design hand dryer
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Universal design hand dryer

This quiet and compact hand dryer will work in a variety of spaces. More

Why restrooms aren’t a respite for the disabled
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Why restrooms aren’t a respite for the disabled

Here’s how to design facilities that meet standards and the needs of people... More

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