Yes, according to the Justice Department. DOJ: “Accessible pool features must be maintained in operable, working condition so that persons with disabilities have access to the pool whenever the pool is open to others. For example, a portable pool lift may be stored when the pool is closed but it must be at poolside and…

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Article in NBC News written July 3rd, 2020, regarding disabled persons’ rights during police encounters included an interview with ADA Expertise Consulting CEO Marc Dubin, Esq. “I’m horrified by the amount of sheer luck needed to stay alive”: Black and disabled Americans call for awareness of their unique risks in police interactions. “Under the 1990…

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See http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2007/pdf/05‐21‐07_jointstatement_crime.pdf 1.  Children with a reported disability are ______ percent more likely to be victims of maltreatment than children with no reported disability. a) Close to 5%    b) Close to 25% c) Close to 70%     d) Close to 90% 2. Women with developmental disabilities are at a _______ greater risk of sexual…

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