Architectural Barriers Act (ABA)
The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) mandates that buildings and facilities that are designed, built, or funded with federal money be accessible to people with disabilities.
The ADA and Parking
Accessible parking is a common feature in parking lots—and a common topic in questions posed on the Northeast ADA Center hotline.
State- and Territory-Based Accessibility Requirements
Learn about the relationship between federal ADA standards and state or local accessibility standards, in the context of the built environment. Also find links to accessibility-related building codes...
The ADA and Title II Public Entities
The ADA ensures access by people with disabilities to buildings, facilities, programs, services, and activities offered by state and local governments.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important civil rights law. It protects the rights of Americans who have a disability. Many rules concerning disabilities are based on the ADA. The goal...
- Access to Sports Facilities
This webinar will provide an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards requirements for access to Sports Facilities. Topics covered will include Areas of indoor and outdoor sports activity, including c...
- Access to Community Recreation Areas
This webinar will provide an overview of the recreation areas required to be accessible under the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, including: amusement rides, boating facilities, fishin...
- Building & Universal Design Q & A
The Northeast ADA Center staff will answer the ADA and Universal Design building accessibility questions received from stakeholders and also address the most common questions related to building...
- What’s Your Plan? Barrier Removal in Title III Entities. Part 4
Part 4 of the series will discuss the remediation of the barriers to accessibility found in the site assessment process and discuss how to apply to the Barrier Removal Standard to determine if b...
- Accessibility Update: Play Areas
Topics covered will include: -The 2010 ADA Standards scoping requirements for play areas (i.e. when are play areas required to be accessible?) -Participants will learn about the ADA’s Program Ac...
- Free Webinar-Recreation Facilities - A Refresher
Thursday, May 03, 2018, 02:30pm - 04:00pm ET, Presenter: Bill BottenThis session will provide a refresher on the requirements common to both the ADA and ABA for recreation facilities. The presenter wi...
- Access Board ABA Case Results in Improved Access to Historic Federal Building
The General Services Administration (GSA) has improved access to the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building and United States Court House in Chattanooga, Tennessee in response to a complaint filed with the...
- HUD Proposes New Rule Recognizing Additional Building Codes and Standards to Encourage More Housing Development
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a proposed rule that would recognize additional sets of standards and model building code editions that, when followed in the desig...
- Housing Accessibility under the Americans with Disability Act and the Fair Housing Act-Free Webinar
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
2:00 - 3:30 PM ET
This 90 minute session will provide an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards and Fair Housing Act Accessibility Guidelines. It will include a brief discu...
- New York State Offers an Access Pass
Access Pass is for NY State residents with a disability as defined in the application process. It allows for free or discounted use of state parks, historic sites, and recreational facilities operated...