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Americans with Disabilities Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1990, that extended civil rights laws to persons who are physically disabled. Among other provisions, it requires facilities to accommodate the disabled insofar as it is possible. Businesses must comply with the Act when they build or expand their buildings. For example, most new commercial buildings with steps are required to provide access for persons who use wheelchairs.

ADA

See Americans with Disabilities Act.
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The ADA National Network's 10 Regional ADA Centers receive hundreds of calls on their toll free number: 1-800-949-4232 (voice/tty) that connects callers to the ADA Center serving their region.
The Court's opinion clearly demonstrates its intention to read the language of the ADA in a way that ensures its protections extend only to those whose impairments truly and substantially limit a major life activity.
Other disabilities must also be accounted for, including disabilities in hearing or vision, cognitive impairment, and any other disabilities recognized by the ADA.
Only a brave employer will dismiss the prospect that some employee down the road will parlay such a determination into an official finding of ADA coverage.
Jones (1991) observed that the ADA contains a specific exception clause relating to insurance.
But that cell, with one normal copy of the gene, would alone have been able to make more ADA enzyme than multiple cells with only defective copies.
ADA Handouts," a collection of handouts published by BOMA/NY and provided by Be Aware and Care, and United Cerebral Palsy, that doesn't necessarily represent BOMA/NY's views, provides helpful information ranging from how to communicate sensitively with handicapped persons to ADA tax credits to organizations that can provide assistance.
In early 1991, another child became a pioneer: a 9-year-old girl with ADA deficiency was also enrolled in the gene therapy program.
The ADA formulation has been shown to reduce arsenic contamination as high as 1,000 [micro]g/L to 10 [micro]g/L in as little as 30 minutes.
The ADA designed the new ADA Seal of Acceptance Web area to provide information that will be helpful to the public in selecting dental products and to dentists when discussing products with their patients," said Dr.
The ADA Seminar Series offers "HIPAA: The Current Issues," to help prepare for compliance with HIPAA regulations.
The federal Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit decided that such testing was permissible under the ADA.