ADA/Accessibility Consulting

What To Do if an Accessibility Complaint is Filed

Learn the best defense against physical accessibility complaints and three simple action steps to follow if one is filed. This discussion focuses on privately-owned businesses that provide goods and services to the public. Some examples include a hotel, restaurant, retail store, bank, museum, hospital, theater, convention center, or stadium. Title III of the Americans with …

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Polling Places

LCM evaluates polling place accessibility of in-person early voting and Election Day locations nationwide. Facilities include schools, churches, community centers, libraries, park district field houses, senior centers, apartment buildings and more. LCM confirms that the voting area and elements leading directly to the area are accessible. These elements include parking and passenger drop-off sites, exterior …

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ANSI A117.1 Standards – 2017 Update

Updates to the ANSI A117.1 Standards further establish technical criteria for accessible and usable buildings for people with disabilities.  While the 2018 International Building Code did not adopt the ANSI A117.1 Standards -2017 update, some building codes have incorporated the revised Standard. By coordinating standards developed by government and other entities, ANSI provides guidelines that …

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NorthwesternMedicine

Northwestern Medicine

For many years LCM has provided ADA compliance guidance to help Northwestern Medicine make its facilities more accessible.  LCM led a comprehensive evaluation of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s facilities, policies, and equipment as they affect people with disabilities. We surveyed over 50 diagnostic, treatment and clinic spaces supporting the hospital’s various medical disciplines. We also surveyed …

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Obama Presidential Center

Architect of Record Interactive Design Architects Design Architect Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects LCM is the architectural accessibility and universal design consultant for the Obama Presidential Center. The Center includes a museum, forum, library, and an athletics and activities center connected by a plaza and public green in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side.   …

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Hilton Worldwide

LCM consults with Hilton Worldwide on the interpretation and application of ADA Title III Accessibility Standards and requirements. We have been helping the international hotel group manage ADA compliance for its vast portfolio since 2011. Hilton brands include boutique, resort, luxury, timeshare, and micro hotels that cater to a broad audience of vacationers, business travelers …

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Barrier Free Health Care

Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative

Location Nationwide As an Accessibility Expert for the Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, LCM surveys healthcare facilities to identify physical conditions not in compliance with the ADA. Our reports recommend barrier removal solutions that would enable access by persons with disabilities. Enforcement authorities rely on this information to reach agreements with healthcare providers. The U.S. Department …

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