Making Sense of the Numbers

Northeast ADA Center Staff January 30, 2020

Recently, the Northeast ADA Center received an email that asked for direction in understanding estimates of the numbers and percentage of people with disabilities in the United States. The emailer wa......

Service Animals and Social Media (My Lassie Moment)

Christopher Sweet January 21, 2020

In June of 2018, Sarah Aswell, a freelance writer and comedian, posted an article titled If a Service Dog Approaches You without Their Owner, They Need Your Help on the......

All the Buzz About Emotional Support Animals

Christopher Sweet December 23, 2019

When I provide technical assistance to our various stakeholders that call into the Northeast ADA Center, a recurring topic is the use of service animals outlined i......

Supporting the Mission of Independent Living Centers

Northeast ADA Center Staff September 30, 2019

By Chris Sweet On September 10th and 11th, 2019, I had the honor of representing the Northeast ADA Center at the New York Association on Independent Living Statewide Conference and Expo at the Albany NY Capital Center with over 350 advocat......

What Does Access to Voting Mean?

Northeast ADA Center Staff September 30, 2019

by: Joe Zesski Program Manager, Northeast ADA   In a recent September 25 webinar, Access to Voting, I discussed some of the laws protecting the right of people with disabilities to vote, such as the Americans with Disa......

Title II of the ADA

LaWanda H. Cook July 26, 2019

Title II of the ADA: A Summary Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to all programs, services, and activitie......

ADA Anniversary: Focus on Accessible Outdoor Recreation

Jennifer Lin Perry July 26, 2019

Summer is upon us and this is the time of year that many people find themselves wanting to get outside and participate in outdoor recreation activities. People with disabilities, and their family and friends, want to do the same. As we celebrate t......

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