Disability

The disabled access is the ability for people with disabilities to access a physical or information.

The government has provided a definition of accessibility:

“Accessibility allows autonomy and participation of people with disabilities, reducing or even eliminating, the discrepancies between the capacities, needs and desires on the one hand, and the different physical components, their organizational and cultural environment on the other. Access requires the implementation of the additional elements necessary for any person permanently or temporarily unable to move and free access and security of life and all places, services, products and activities. Society, involved in this effort of accessibility, also advances the quality of life of all its members. “

Access to a physical location for a physically disabled person.

For example, for a disabled person in a wheelchair, the presence of one or more steps makes it impossible to access certain sites, it is necessary to have a sloping ramp or a lift

Availability of information for a sensory disability.

For example, a visually impaired can not read a written text normal, you will need it in large letters on a contrasting background or a blind converted into spoken words or text in Braille. A hearing impaired …

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Animals, Disability

Psychiatric Service Dogs & Emotional Support Animals Law

Many people with disabilities rely on the help of service dogs. The Federal law grants certain protections and rights to people with disabilities that rely on guide and other service dogs.

Access to Public Places

There are a number of laws that govern how service dogs should be used in different contexts. One of the laws is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The ADA act guarantees people with disabilities that rely on service dogs equal access to public places such as government buildings, shops, theaters, hotels, hospitals and restaurants. Owners of these public places are required by ESA law to modify their practices to accommodate service dogs, if necessary.

However, the rights are only valid for dogs that fall under ADA’s definition of “service animals”. The ADA defines a service animal as a dog that has been trained to perform specific tasks to help a person with a disability. The dog should have been trained to perform tasks that are directly related to the person’s disability.

Under the ADA regulations, a “helper” cat or monkey does not fit the description of a service animal. This is because the definition is limited to dogs. In some cases, the ADA requires …

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