Yearly Archives: 2014

ADA Wheelchair Access for Buildings

The Americans With Disabilities Act requires wheelchair access be made available for new buildings in the process of being built. This can often be a burden for new business owners, but it is required by law and a business owner can be sued for not abiding by the ADA. The ADA is a civil rights…
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The Road to Independence Has Many Detours

A Call to Action on Durable Medical Equipment September 24, 2014 By theadvocacymonitor Leave a Comment Due to recent changes, obtaining durable medical equipment (DME) and services has become increasingly difficult in communities everywhere. If you use a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair, or scooter you may be experiencing problems finding a provider to maintain your existing equipment or…
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Disability, USA

Steve Kroft reports on the alarming state of the federal disability program, which has exploded in size and could run out of money The following script is from "Disability, USA" which aired on Oct. 6, 2013. The correspondent is Steve Kroft. James Jacoby and Michael Karzis, producers. There is a Senate hearing scheduled tomorrow on…
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