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by BPI Cyclist
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Adaptations & DIY
Topic: Know your rights
Replies: 0
Views: 14409

Know your rights

It appears to me that many of our community are unaware of the ADA and that we have rights. The ADA is the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law in 1990 and amended in 2010. We enjoy many of the aspects of this law as applied to the built environment without realizing it, but on...
by BPI Cyclist
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Share Your Story: Living with OBPI
Topic: Athletics w/ BPI
Replies: 2
Views: 15516

Athletics w/ BPI

Hi, I'd like to start a conversation on health/active life-style while being a person with BPI. Do you value your over-all physical health? Do you allow your arm, or your child's arm, to hold you back from things you might be interested in? What struggles do you deal with, or what extra things do yo...
by BPI Cyclist
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Adult and Young Adult OBPI
Topic: Is bpi a disability?
Replies: 3
Views: 6907

Re: Is bpi a disability?

Yes, BPI is a disability, at least as far as the ADA is concerned. With that said, it is illegal for any employer to ask about disability prior to employment. That question should never appear on an application, nor should you have to answer. By law, that is your right.