ADA

Website Aims For Increased Accessibility In Cincinnati

Jul 5, 2017
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Two Cincinnati residents who know what a difference accessibility can make when it comes to going out to eat have created a new mobile and desktop website. The pair worked together on Access Cincinnati which shares the accessibility of restaurants and bars in downtown.

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The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio says Miami University has agreed to make sure technologies on all of its campuses are accessible to students with disabilities. Ben Glassman says the agreement comes after Miami was accused of not being compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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For almost a year, the U. S. Department of Justice has been studying whether Hamilton County polling places, all 361 of them, are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law, with a goal of creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities through inclusion in the workplace, in schools, and in the community. As the nation celebrates the Americans with Disabilities ActÂ’'s 25th anniversary, we discuss the legal, societal and personal aspects of the law.

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, we continue our discussion of the ADA and its affect on the daily lives of individuals and families.