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Why Portland Bureau of Transportation Seeks Input from People with Disabilities in ADA Title II Public Right of Way Transition Plan

This summer, the country celebrated the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act...

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Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities...
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What is VRI? Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is a video telecommunications service utilized through an external or...
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On an unusual Labor Day weekend to unofficially close out a more-unusual summer, we celebrate the great American...
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has laid out clear rules for designing signage that enables persons with...
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How you communicate matters — here’s why Communication is an important part of life, and there are many ways to...
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The Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) defines an accessible route as "a continuous...
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When James Donald maneuvered his wheelchair into San Francisco’s Cafe Royale in 1984, he saw that there were very...
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Recently, I needed to visit Urgent Care. As someone who relies on lip-reading, I was concerned about my ability to...
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It's time to celebrate and converse a lot This year the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is celebrating its...
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ADA Requirements for Sales and Service Counters

If your business requires a sales or service counter, it’s important to ensure the counter meets a set of standards under the Americans with...

Physical Accessibility 2 min read
One simple way clothing stores, mall outlets, gyms and fitness boutiques can build loyalty with the one in four...
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What is VRI? Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is a video telecommunications service utilized through an external or...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
At the cutting-edge of technological innovation in the mobility space resides Andrea Mocellin, inventor and...
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has laid out clear rules for designing signage that enables persons with...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
The Air Carrier Access Act, a federal law, prevents airlines from refusing travel to individuals based solely on...
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When designing a building, is important to consider accessibility standards mandated by the International Building...
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Wheelchair user Kornel Botosan filed a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1998 after a trip to a...
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Augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, is any form of communication that supplements or replaces oral...
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Recently, I needed to visit Urgent Care. As someone who relies on lip-reading, I was concerned about my ability to...
Education 2 min read