Have you heard of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design? If you are a person with disabilities, this is important for you. If you have not yet heard of this important act, you have come to the right place. Let’s take a look at what this act is and why it is important.
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design are standards that were passed by the Department of Justice with the intent of protecting the rights of Americans with disabilities. The purpose of this act was to ensure equal access to any building in the public sector by upholding particular standards by which businesses need to conduct themselves in the designing of said buildings. If you are a person with disabilities, this act is incredibly important for you.
Why Does the ADA Standards for Accessible Design Matter?
So why is this act important? Why does it matter to me? It is important because it protects your right to life regardless of who you are. As a person with disabilities, it is important that you are not restricted from certain buildings due to lack of accessibility. That is why this act matters and why you need to know about it.
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