As a hotel patron you know that a good customer experience means more business (read: revenue) for the hotels you visit. So why don’t more hotels make the investment to ensure their businesses are ADA-compliant? How do you encourage more hotels and lodging facilities to voluntarily make the ADA modifications? Here are a few tips.
When you think of one of the over-60 million Americans who have a disability, what word comes to…
Each fall millions of college students flock to campuses throughout the nation. The unique community that is created by a university’s quad, student center, dormitories, classrooms, and stadium can be one significant catalyst for an enjoyable and productive college experience.
The Americans With Disabilities Act requires wheelchair access be made available for new buildings in the process of being built. This can often be a burden for new business owners, but it is required by law and a business owner can be sued for not abiding by the ADA.
The philosophical foundation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is based on fundamental consideration for people with disabilities. Business owners and managers who use ADA guidance will know that they no longer unintentionally exclude a full 18 percent of our population from everyday activities. So, it’s all about removing barriers to access as well as promoting awareness that passive non-compliance is not acceptable.
When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, critics noted that it was vague and some issues could be resolved only by litigation. In an effort to remedy this problem, the Department of Justice revised regulations for Titles II and III and published the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards) on September 15, 2010.