Latest Americans with Disabilities Act Stories

2011-12-16 08:00:00

On March 25, 2012, all bath bench seats must comply with the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) design requirements. In an effort to meet and exceed this new requirement, Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, recently teamed up with Access Able, a manufacturer of products to assist the disabled, to offer the only bathtub benches currently on the market that comply with the new ADA standards. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011...

2011-10-05 22:16:47

Two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect, people with disabilities continue to face difficulties meeting major social needs, including obtaining appropriate access to health care facilities and services. In an article in the October issue of Health Affairs, Lisa Iezzoni, MD, director of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, analyzes available information on disparities affecting people with disabilities and highlights barriers...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'