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The podcast answers frequently asked questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act and explores the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities under the law.

Ask About the ADA Podcast Northeast ADA Center

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The podcast answers frequently asked questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act and explores the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities under the law.

    Unique ADA Challenges in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

    Unique ADA Challenges in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

    Have you ever wondered how accessibility, employment protections, or other ADA issues play out in US territories like the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico? People with disabilities in US territories are still protected by the ADA, but they often face unique issues, like limited  transportation options or the lack of Social Security Disability Insurance coverage.
    In this edition of Ask About the ADA taken from a Northeast ADA webinar with our affiliates, Archie Jennings, Mildred Gomez, and Nellyber Correa explain some of the challenges experienced by people with disabilities in our region.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 10 min
    Ask About: Recertifying a Disability

    Ask About: Recertifying a Disability

    Can an employer ask an employee for medical documentation multiple times to 'recertify' a disability? What is an employer's obligation if they suspect that an employee needs reasonable accommodations? This edition of Ask About the ADA is all about when an employer can ask for documentation about a disability, and what to do when an employee does not disclose a disability.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 7 min
    Ask About: Non-Essential Job Functions and Disclosing Disabilities

    Ask About: Non-Essential Job Functions and Disclosing Disabilities

    How should employees with multiple disabilities disclose to their employers— do you have to tell your employer about everything? Are employers required to make accommodations for non-essential job tasks? This edition of Ask About the ADA covers accommodations questions for when multiple disabilities are present and impact tasks on the job.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 6 min
    Recreation and Fun Meet ADA Accessibility

    Recreation and Fun Meet ADA Accessibility

    Have you ever wondered what makes a beach or park accessible? Public recreation spaces must be accessible under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but it can be difficult to figure out exactly what the requirements are. This edition of Ask About the ADA features a panel with experts from the Northeast ADA and our Puerto Rico affiliate MAVI about how recreational spaces can provide equal access to everyone, including people with disabilities.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 23 min
    Ask About: ADA International?

    Ask About: ADA International?

    Does the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to an organization if they have an office in the US? Are there international certifications for products that are ADA-compliant? Determining when and where the ADA applies can be difficult, so this edition of Ask About the ADA is all about the law's jurisdiction.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 5 min
    Ask About: The ADA on Age and Addiction

    Ask About: The ADA on Age and Addiction

    Does the Americans with Disabilities Act cover people with disabilities of all ages? How does the ADA protect people recovering from drug addiction? Does the ADA protect ongoing drug use? This edition of Ask About the ADA features the last segment of the Northeast ADA's "What's the Question?" webinar and covers questions about age and the ADA, as well as protections for people recovering from addiction.

    NortheastADA.org

    • 9 min

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