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by Richard Acree of ADA Inspections Nationwide, LLC

Posts in ADA Accessibility
What's Wrong With This Photo? [1/10/19]

According to the 2010 ADA Standards, signage characters and their background shall have a non-glare finish. Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background or dark characters on a light background.

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MDE - Radiologic Medical Equipment

There are many types of radiologic technologies and medical equipment associated with them, including MRI, x-ray, CT scan, bone densitometry, mammography, and ultrasound. This specialized equipment presents unique challenges for use by individuals with disabilities.

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MDE - Weight Scales ADA Accessibility

Medical providers should have an accessible scale with a platform large enough to fit a wheelchair, and with a high weight capacity for weighing an individual while seated in his or her wheelchair.

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MDE - Exam Tables and Chairs

Is it OK to examine a patient who uses a wheelchair in the wheelchair, because the patient cannot get onto the exam table independently? ANSWER: Generally no.

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Medical Diagnostic Equipment Standards for ADA Accessibility

The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has issued accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment (MDE). The image below shows an adjustable exam table on the left, as an example of MDE.

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Medical Room Clear Space and Turning Space

In order for accessible medical equipment to be usable by an individual who uses a wheelchair or other mobility device, that individual must be able to approach the exam table and any other elements of the room to which patients have access.

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Accessible Medical Exam Rooms

An accessible medical examination room has features that make it possible for patients with mobility disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, to receive appropriate medical care.

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ADA Settlement Agreement for Charlotte Radiology

Recently the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement regarding a dispute over ADA accessibility against Charlotte Radiology under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Making Residential Homes ADA Accessible

Although government-owned or operated housing and certain privately owned facilities that provide housing are subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its accessibility requirements, private residential single-family housing is not covered by the ADA.  However, that does not mean that the guidance offered by ADA laws cannot be used to make a single family home accessible and visitable.

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Play Equipment Transfer System

Accessible play equipment that includes elevated play components must have an accessible transfer system.

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What's Wrong With This Photo? 8/10/18

2010 ADA Standard 226, Dining Surfaces and Work Surfaces, states, "Where dining surfaces are provided for the consumption of food or drink, at least 5 percent of the seating spaces and standing spaces at the dining surfaces shall comply with [Standard] 902."

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ADA Problems Common at Voting Locations

November is normal voting season but early voting is already underway at the time of writing this post.  Is your voting location accessible to handicapped individuals? If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Boating Facility and Fishing Pier Accessibility for ADA

Public boating facilities and fishing piers must comply with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design for accessibility by disabled individuals. If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Idaho Pizza Company ADA Settlement

The restaurant was cited for multiple discrepancies, including the installation of a service counter and issues in a toilet room. If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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Accessible Parking Spaces

If you observe a building that is not ADA compliant and you would like to know how to proceed, please see the link at What To Do When A Building Is Not ADA Compliant or Accessible.

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