April 6, 2015

I am often asked to explain the difference between the standards applied to determine compliance with Title III of the ADA of a public accommodation, versus those applied to Title II of the ADA with regard to a public entity.  In other words, why do public entities (such as cities or other governmental entities, like state universities, for example) have a different mandate under Title II, than public accommodations (such as a local restaurant or retail store) under Title III?...

April 6, 2015

 

The interplay between the new construction accessibility standards applicable to both Title II and Title III of the ADA and the program access requirements applicable only to Title II, is fascinating--if you're an accessibility nerd like me--and can result in greater overall accessibility in Title II facilities.  The best example, and one I've used often in the past, is powered automatic door openers.  Over the past thirteen years that I've been advocating for people with disabilities, I've met...

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