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Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

HAMMOND | Going beyond the letter of federal disability laws and striving for universal access at schools and other public facilities will be front and center Tuesday at a free Purdue University Calumet conference.

June 20, 2014 6:50 pm

Hobart Board of Works awards contract to Chicago Heights company for curb work

HOBART | A Chicago Heights company has been hired by Hobart officials to make changes to curbs and ramps throughout the city to make them more handicap accessible.

April 13, 2013 12:00 am
Small-school guys get their shot at NFL combine

Small-school guys get their shot at NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS | Armonty Bryant gets those awkward looks every time he tells someone he attends college at ECU.

February 25, 2013 6:00 pm

ADA-Indiana offers free audio conference

GARY | ADA and GINA: Understanding the Rules when Employers Request Medical or Genetic Information is the topic of a free audio conference hosted by ADA- Indiana from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Arc Northwest Indiana, Main Office, 2650 W. 35th Ave.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

The message that a healthy lifestyle helps protect your heart isn't new. If you'd like to do more to take care of your heart, here are 10 ways technology can make that easier.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am

Kouts faced with ADA, culvert design deadlines

KOUTS | Two deadlines are combining to create a bit of a financial headache for the town.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Giving handicapped accessibility the chair

PHIL WIELAND: Giving handicapped accessibility the chair

Sometimes you have to wonder which people are really the handicapped ones.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

ADA Case Law Update to be given Oct. 18

GARY | The ADA-Indiana, the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities and the Great lakes ADA Center will host an ADA Case Law update from 1-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at The Arc North West Indiana, Main Office, 2650 W. 35th Avenue, Gary. The event is free and open to the public.

October 14, 2011 11:11 am

Alcoholism and the ADA

Recent columns have noted that recent amendments to the Americans With Disabilities Act, called ADA, have made it easier for employees to claim they are protected by it.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am
A balancing act

A balancing act

Hershey has teamed with the American Dietitians Association to launch a new program, Moderation Nation, which encourages consumers to utilize valuable resources when making menu decisions.

October 24, 2010 12:00 am
Learning more

Learning more

Hershey has announced a new program promoting a better and more balanced approaches to diet and menus called Moderation Nation. During the busy Halloween season, Hershey packaging will direct consumers to a website offering available resources.

October 24, 2010 12:00 am

Portage studies needs for ADA compliance

PORTAGE | The city always has prided itself with making its facilities handicapped accessible.

July 06, 2010 12:00 am
Document - Accessibility checklist

Document - Accessibility checklist

An extensive checklist of ways to make your building handicap accessible

December 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Interactive: What does accessibility look like?

Interactive: What does accessibility look like?

"Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires public accommodations to provide goods and services to people with disabilities on an equal basis with the rest of the general public. The goal is to afford every individual the opportunity to benefit from our country's businesses an…

December 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Video - Al Piening

Video - Al Piening

Beverly Shores resident Al Piening built a home in Beverly Shores near the South Shore train station there but can't board the train at that stop

December 04, 2009 12:45 pm
Video - Wheelchair Obstacles

Video - Wheelchair Obstacles

Highland resident Rich Garza talks about the challenges of being wheelchair-bound.

December 04, 2009 12:25 pm
Video - Through the Front Door Explained

Video - Through the Front Door Explained

The Times Investigative Editor Marc Chase expains the project

December 04, 2009 12:25 pm
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