Hello Humans! This is Boomer, the resident Seeing Eye dog here at Disability Rights Arkansas! Like most of you, social distancing is affecting my … [Read more...] about DRA’s resident Seeing Eye dog shares tips for interacting with service animals during COVID-19
Both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA) set out laws that require housing providers to make reasonable … [Read more...] about What are “reasonable accommodations” in housing?
[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Grx5nfOvFyk[/embedyt] In case you haven’t heard, October is "Meet the Blind" Month. Although I’m not crazy … [Read more...] about FIRST PERSON: My name is Mollie…and I am blind. Ask me anything!
A service animal walks into a bar...accompanied by an individual with a disability. The manager says the bar does not allow pets. After explaining the … [Read more...] about A service animal walks into a bar…
As a person who is blind, I face many challenges in my everyday life. Over time, I've learned ways to adapt and accommodate in order to accomplish the … [Read more...] about FIRST PERSON: Ordinary acts, performed with the help of an extraordinary dog
A service animal owner contacted Disability Rights Arkansas for assistance with her rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding her … [Read more...] about Did You Know? Banned Breed Ordinances Do NOT Apply to Service Animals
Are you confused about the difference between service animals and emotional support animals? About the difference in how support animals are covered … [Read more...] about Excellent information from the ADA National Network about Service and Emotional Support Animals
Governor Hutchinson signed into law the Patricia Heath Act yesterday. This act affirms the right of Arkansans with disabilities to utilize a service … [Read more...] about Governor Signs the Patricia Heath Act
The definition of who is covered under the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) is being significantly expanded by the U. S. Department of Justice, in … [Read more...] about New Regulations Broadening Who Is Covered Under the ADA to Take Effect October 11