10 Ways to Celebrate the ADA After the Revelry

There were a lot of banners, speeches and cake, performances and art exhibits, and talk about what has been and what needs to come.  After years of planning and a month full of celebrations, the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act has come and gone.  But what action will we be called to…

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The ADA at 25: Creating Accessible Cities and Towns

Representatives of counties, cities and towns throughout Indiana gathered at the Monon Center in Carmel on May 19 to recommit to the spirit and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act.   The training “The ADA at 25: Creating Accessible Cities and Towns” was presented by Skulski Consulting LLC.  The event was sponsored by ADA Indiana and ​the ​Indiana ​Governor’s ​Council ​for ​People ​with ​Disabilities,…

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ADA Webinar for Summer Camps Scheduled for April 1

  We are so excited to announce that Skulski Consulting LLC has teamed up with the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center and the American Camp Association to present the webinar “Crafts, Campfires, and Canoes: Accessibility and Summer Camps” on April 1.  During this session, we will discuss the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to camp…

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Are Your Applications and Registration Forms Too Nosy?

What do the cities of DeKalb, Fallon, Isle of Palms, and Vero Beach have in common? All four cities have recently entered into settlement agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice for disability-related questions on their employment applications.  When applications and registration forms are too nosy, they illicit too much information — information that could…

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Take Heart: Are Your Facilities Heart-Friendly?

Often considered one of the many hidden disabilities, an estimated 43 million American women are affected by heart disease according to the Heart Foundation.  February is American Heart Month, an awareness campaign of the American Heart Association.  Consider taking time this month to treat your heart to good health. Learn the warning signs of a…

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New York Forges New Access Opportunities for People with Disabilities to Explore Great Outdoors: Fraser Leads Charge

Most job applicants run from positions involved with litigation.  Not Carole Fraser.  She ran to it!  She ran to it with an enthusiasm and passion that would forever change the status of accessibility for people with disabilities in the Adirondacks and Catskills. In 2001, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was in the…

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What is Accessibility Management? Utilizing the Process to Make Change Happen!

Accessibility management is the practice and process of implementing federal, state, and local disability legislation to ensure people with disabilities will have the equal opportunity to participate and benefit in all of your programs, services and activities.  Whenever possible, accessibility management promotes the concept of going above and beyond minimum compliance with accessibility regulations and…

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