A History of Discrimination and the ADA
Find out why civil rights laws are important for protecting people with disabilities from discrimination, and get an overview of key US civil right laws that protect people with disabilities—including...
Who Is Protected by the ADA?
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the civil rights of people with disabilities, but who is disabled under the ADA?
How to File a Complaint
If you feel that the ADA, or a related law, is not being followed, you can file a complaint. This article helps you figure out where to report the problem.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important civil rights law. It protects the rights of Americans who have a disability. Many rules concerning disabilities are based on the ADA. The goal...
- Historical concerns with H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
From Wendy Strobel Gower, Project Director, Northeast ADA Center: My friend and colleague Jim DeJong was part of an email chain in which we were discussing the ADA Education and Reform...
- Disability and Employment Discrimination Laws in the U.S. Virgin Islands
By: Archie Jennings Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands Archie Jennings is the lead attorney for the Northeast ADA’s U.S. Virgin Island affiliate, the Disability Rights Center of...
- Weather Not So Delightful; Snow Removal and the ADA
As winter hangs on here in the Northeast, snow can prove a challenge for businesses and a potential barrier for individuals with disabilities. Snow plowed into the access aisle of an accessible parkin...
- Service Animals at Work in the Human Workplace by Joe Zesski and Angela Winfield
Is it mandatory to allow service animals in the workplace? This is a tricky question. And, like most tricky questions, the answer is it depends. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if t...
- What the ADA Tells Us about Accessibility when Implementing COVID-19 Regulations
During these unprecedented times when there is so much uncertainty about what the “new normal” will look like as the country begins to re-open, we wanted to remind everyone about an oldie-...