Former President George H.W. Bush Being Remembered For Role In Passing Americans With Disabilities ActThe ADA, which was passed in 1990, protects the civil rights of people with disabilities to get an education, to work and to function freely in society.
Center City Playground To Receive Face-LiftMarkward Playground in Center City is set to undergo a drastic, million-dollar renovation thanks to funding from both the city and state.
Celebration In Center City Marks 25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities ActThe festivities kicked off at Dilworth Park with speakers and live performances by musicians with disabilities.
Atlantic City Hotels Settle Claims Over Disabilities LawFive Atlantic City hotels that allegedly were not in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act have reached settlements with federal officials.
Popular Local Restaurants Are Under Review... For AccessibilityThe US Attorney in Philadelphia has targeted 25 of Philadelphia's most popular restaurants for review of their compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Some Of Philadelphia's Most Popular Restaurants To Be Examined For Compliance With Americans With Disabilities ActSome restaurant owners will have to complete a survey on their restaurant’s accessibility, and inspectors could perform on-site inspections to confirm those survey responses.
Pig Is Not A Service AnimalThe legal definition of a service animal are animals that are trained to perform tasks that their handlers cannot do for themselves.
New Elevators Dedicated at City Hall's Dilworth ParkDilworth Park, which recently replaced the old Dilworth Plaza on the west apron of Philadelphia City Hall, is more user-friendly than its predecessor.
Pa. Lawmaker Wants To Give Disabled Equal Access to Organ Transplants The bill is sponsored by Rep. John Sabatina (D-Phila., third from left in photo).
New Jersey Woman Claims Her Dwarfism Led To Her FiringAbigail McManus is just like any other 19-year-old college student with one exception, she was born with dwarfism and stopped growing at less than four feet tall.
Health: Local Girl's Family Claims Daughter Was Discriminated Against at Hershey, Now They're Trying To Make A DifferenceA disabled little girl was barred from popular attraction, including a visit to Santa. Now her parents are trying to make sure it doesn't happen to others. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the push to change federal laws.
Local Family Shares Story Of Alleged Discrimination At Hershey, Pa.One Philadelphia area family with a disabled child says their daughter faced discrimination on a recent trip to Hershey, Pa.
Service Animals Must Meet Legal DefinitionThe Department of Justice has said that animals not trained to perform any specific tasks are not considered service animals, even if they provide comfort for those in need.
US Airways Fined For Stranding Some Wheelchair Passengers at PHL AirportAbout 300 US Airways passengers complained that they were left unattended in the terminals for long periods of time or missed connecting flights when assistance was needed to get from one gate to another.
NJ Bus Company Settles Disability Notice RequirementThe U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement with a New Jersey bus company that it claimed unfairly excluded passengers with disabilities.