Law & Policy: ADA & Accessibility
Pool Operators Still Confused by Latest ADA Standards
by Emily Attwood October 2011
When the Department of Justice enacted the ADA 2010 Standards for Accessible Design, one of the major differences from the previous version was the inclusion of regulations for swimming pools and spas.
Rec Agencies Face New ADA Requirements
by Nicholas Brown January 2011
Nothing says "celebration" like the unveiling of new design standards and revisions to existing federal regulations. But that's how President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Justice framed the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in a ceremony last July.
By Siding with Wheelchair-Using Spectators, Court May Influence future ADA Litigation
by John T. Wolohan August 2009
By siding with wheelchair-using spectators, a court may well influence future ADA litigation.
Complying with the ADA Requires Awareness of the Smallest of Obstacles
by Christina Hansen August 2009
Complying with the ADA requires awareness of the smallest of obstacles.
Athleticism Found In Abundance Among Disabled Athletes
by Paul Steinbach August 2008
Athleticism can be found in abundance among individuals with disabilities, if you know where to look.
Few Rec Centers Actually Address the Needs of People with Disabilities
by Corey Fairbanks August 2008
Though most recreation facilities meet the legal requirements associated with accessibility, few address the actual needs of people with disabilities.
Maryland Becomes First State Requiring Equal Athletic Opportunities for Disabled Students
by Michael Popke May 2008
A new state law makes Maryland the first to require schools to create equal athletic and physical education opportunities for students with disabilities.
Championship-Caliber Seating Configurations for Spectator Facilities
by Don Dethlefs September 2007
With so many variables in play, it's no wonder that coming up with a championship-caliber seating configuration is so difficult.
Outfitting Fitness Areas to Serve Disabled Populations
by Marvin Bynum April 2007
Outfitting fitness areas serving disabled populations is easier than you may think.
Michigan Stadium Is at the Center of Pending ADA Litigation
by Paul Steinbach March 2007
Michigan Stadium is at the center of pending ADA litigation over what constitutes repairs and alterations.