Also, recent jurisprudence has widened the applicability of accommodation.
Sometimes just the challenge itself is enough to bring about an acceptable accommodation.
When there’s a case of real hardship, however (a business that could suffer seriously as a result of the expense of compliance), or when an entity is simply resistant, and the complainant and the entity can’t come to some agreement, the case has to go to court before anything happens.
The more often this occurs, the more various entities pay attention to accessibility, as has been the case over the past several years. Tennessee, a man who had a crushed hip and pelvis had to crawl up two flights of stairs in order to get to a court hearing.
George Lane was no stranger to the court – he’d had previous trouble with local law enforcement.
This coverage extends to a wide range of long-term and permanent conditions including vision loss, hearing loss, limb impairment, and mental disabilities.