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ADA – Americans With Disabilities Act Posts and Comments

Accessibility Guidelines for Cruise Ships Proposed

 The Federal Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (known as the “Access Board”) has issued proposed accessibility guidelines for cruise ships that are required to abide by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The guidelines will apply to passenger ships that provide public transportation services such as ferries and excursion boats, and public accommodation passenger […]

Service Dogs

 Service dogs are the best friends of the physically challenged. They are not just for the blind. I don’t know what I would do without Fred, my service dog. He picks things up for me, open doors, turns lights on and keeps me company. Wherever I am you will find Fred. Whether at the school where I […]

Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities affect both children and adults. It generally affects more boys than girls. The term learning disability is used to describe the unexplained difficulties someone of average intelligence has in acquiring basic academic skills. These skills are essential for success at school and work, and for coping with life in general. It’s a term that refers to a […]

Welcome to Disability News

Disability News is finally up. My goal is to help those who have the incredible ability of succeeding, not withstanding their disabilities. I will be posting information on the latest developments and the best resources related to disabilities and the services provided to enhance your life. From the innovations coming from stem cells to the […]