If you or someone you love is in a wheelchair you know that although it has its difficulties, it doesn’t mean you should enjoy life any less than your peers. And of course, as we move into the middle of summer, this includes going on vacations. But what happens if you find that your vacation hotel or motel doesn’t have wheelchair access?
The modern library is tasked with providing informational services to the general community.
Regardless of who you are, whether you are a person with disabilities or you do not have any struggles that make basic daily functions difficult, your rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are protected here in the United States.
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.
Though maybe not at the top of everyone’s recreation list, shooting ranges and shooting sports are a passion for some. Owners of shooting facilities may not consider that their buildings and grounds need to be user-friendly for those with disabilities. They are subject to the same laws as any other facility or building under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
With pool season upon us, it is important to know your rights when it comes to ADA accessibility and swimming pools.