Americans With Disabilities

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Websites Will Need To Be Handicapped Accessible

What is required by law in order to make your website accessible to those with visual, auditory, or other physical handicaps?


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Teacher Learns Tough Lesson About Disability Law

A woman sued her employer, whom she said failed to accommodate her disability. What was her disability? She was a teacher afraid of children.


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Employer Must Treat Alcoholism As Disability

A history of alcoholism is, in fact, a disability and under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make accommodations accordingly.


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Pig Is Not A Service Animal

The legal definition of a service animal are animals that are trained to perform tasks that their handlers cannot do for themselves.



Workplaces Must Be Accessible To Employees With Disabilities

Under federal law, an employer that is not a commercial facility or a public accommodation is NOT required to make its facilities accessible – until an employee requires it.


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Alcoholism May Be A Disability

A history of alcoholism is, in fact, a disability and not only can’t employers fire an employee because of his alcoholism, it must reasonably accommodate his disability.


New Car, Designed and Built for Wheelchair Users, is Shown

by KYW’s Kim Glovas Next month marks the 20th anniversary of passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Today, Philadelphians with disabilities got the first look at a new vehicle designed specifically for use by […]