The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Applies to Seniors Too!

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Oct 27, 2015

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Did you know that there are ten regional ADA Centers in the U.S. to help seniors understand their rights and responsibilities under the ADA? These Centers are funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education to provide:

Answers to all your questions on this comprehensive civil rights law
Customized trainings for people, businesses, and organizations
Resources in a variety of formats including print, e-mail, web sites, DVDs
Referrals when appropriate.

Some of the resources available cover topics like:

What is a disability under the ADA?
What entities are covered by the ADA?
What is the reasonable accommodation process for employees with a disability?
What Standards for Accessible Design apply to existing buildings and new buildings?
What tax credits and deductions are available for removal of barriers?
What is proper disability etiquette?
What is a service animal?

To contact the ADA Center nearest to you, call 800-949-4232 or visit www.adata.org

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