Looking Back on 25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

President George H. Bush signed the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act into Federal Law 25 years ago in 1990. The legislation ensured the right of a physically or mentally disabled person [* see footnote] to gain access to ...

Topics: RE, CASp, Fay Lorraine Sueltz, disabled rights, Accessibility, Certified Access Specialist (CASp), Building Codes and Standards, ADA, Publications

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Accessibility Issues: Mixed but not exclusive of each other, “HARDSHIP” and “Not Readily Achievable”

This is Fay Sueltz' second article on accessibility for us. I met Fay by chance at a networking function for forensics professionals. She is one of the very few California Division of the State Architect Certified Access Specialists (CASp) in the San ...

Topics: *, FS, RE, California, CASp, Fay Lorraine Sueltz, Accessibility, Certified Access Specialist (CASp), Construction Legal Issues, ADA

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California Senate Bill 1186 encourages CASp Reports

Senate Bill 1186, passed in California September 2012, now requires the disclosure of the existence of a “CASp Report”, that is a Certified Accessibility Specialist program Report on any commercial properties coming up for new leases. Such a Report is ...

Topics: California, CASp, Fay Lorraine Sueltz, Construction and Maintenance, disabled rights, Accessibility, DSA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Certified Access Specialist (CASp), ADA

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