Accessibility and ADA

Providing educational facilities that are accessible to all.


University of Nevada, Reno
Mackay Stadium at the University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada will spend $3.2 million to make Reno stadium ADA-compliant

Sept. 11, 2019
The university is suing an architectural firm because a renovation of Mackay Stadium failed to provide the number of wheelchair seats required by federal law.
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Judge rules that Virginia district violated rights of transgender student

Aug. 12, 2019
Gavin Grimm, now 20, sued the Gloucester County (Va.) district after it barred him from using the boys' restroom at Gloucester High.
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Supreme Court denies appeal of Pennsylvania district's transgender policy

May 28, 2019
The Boyertown Area district policy allows transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
A parents group has dropped its lawsuit against High School District 211 in Palatine, Ill., over a transgender student's access to a locker room.

Lawsuit over Illinois district's transgender policy is dropped

April 16, 2019
Parents group decides to end its legal challenge of Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 over a transgender student's limited access to a girls locker room.

State of Minnesota intervenes in transgender suit against Anoka-Hennepin district

March 26, 2019
Student at Coon Rapids High was denied access to boys' locker room and told he had to dress in an area no other student used.


Asu Smart

eBook: Smart Steps

Sept. 17, 2020
An AS&U guide that will "floor" you
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Facility Planning: Common Understanding

Sept. 1, 2016
School design considerations for deaf and hearing-impaired learners.
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Texas judge blocks federal guidelines on transgender students and bathroom access

Aug. 23, 2016
Federal policy guidelines issued earlier this year asserted a students' rights to use restrooms consistent with their gender identities.
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Supreme Court puts a hold on Virginia ruling on transgender student bathroom access

Aug. 4, 2016
Court decision means that for now, student in Gloucester County, Va., won't be allowed to use school bathrooms that match his gender identity.
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Facility Planning: Sound Design

Aug. 1, 2016
Designing schools for deaf and hearing-impaired learners.