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Wheelchair Access Is A Civil Right, Not An Option

No matter what circumstances left you in a wheelchair, it should never hold you back. That's why it's important that you have wheelchair access everywhere you go. Whether we're talking about your home or a business that you frequent, you should have the ability to easily enter, exit, and maneuver around the property. The Importance of Wheelchair Access Regardless of whether you are traveling far away and staying in a hotel or motel, or if you're trying to get...

Access Advocates Year in Review: Top Posts of 2015

As in prior years, we’re overwhelmed by the support and engagement we’ve received in 2015! It’s been a busy year for us here at Access Advocates and judging from the volume of phone calls, emails, website hits and social activity, you’ve had a busy year reading our stuff! Here’s a quick recap of some of our most shared blog content from 2015:

Raising the Bar by Lowering “the Bar”: ADA Standards for Accessible Design

As businesses continue to take steps toward providing greater accessibility through the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, there is one structural design detail that businesses often overlook or understate -- counter tops. This includes registration desks, checkout counters, condiment and refreshment bars, and ordering stations. Here are some of the problems that high surfaces like these create for customers or clients in wheelchairs: Out of sight: A person who sits in a wheelchair is often...

ADA Building Compliance Is Vital, Regardless Of Location

Summer is almost over, but there is still time to plan and go on vacation. Whether you want to go to the beach, lake, or visit a historic location, you should be able to go anywhere you want. ADA Building compliance is important for you when planning your vacation, even though you shouldn’t have to worry.

ADA Compliance: Accessible Swimming Pools and Spas

Swimming is a wonderful activity for building health, reducing stress and having fun. Imagine you look forward to enjoying the pool on your vacation and even picked a particular hotel because of its water amenities. Now, pretend you are there but cannot use the pool because there is no accessible entry for the wheelchair you use. Heartbreak ensues.

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