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Accessibility,
Universal Design,
ADA Consulting
and Training Services

A Message from the President:

Hello and welcome to Eastlake Derry and Associates, LLC (ED&A). We are here to assist your business, association, or program with its accessibility needs and to help you achieve full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

ED&A is in a unique position to provide you with cutting edge information, facilities assessments, and trainings. While there is currently no legal certification for accessibility compliance inspections and consultations, we are experienced in providing interpretations of the ADA (and it's implementing regulations) on behalf of the federal government, and as nationally-known presenters on accessibility.

Spending Power of Americans with Disabilities

The large and growing market of people with disabilities controls $175 billion in discretionary spending, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. $175 billion is almost two times the spending power of teens and more than 17 times the spending power of tweens (8-12 year-olds), two demographics sought after by businesses.

An Open Doors Organization study estimated in 2003 that diners with disabilities would spend $35 billion in restaurants that year. The study found that more than 75% of people with disabilities eat out at restaurants at least once a week.

According to the Government Accounting Office, hotels and motels that made accessibility improvements experienced a 12% increase in business.

The general public supports the goals of the ADA by a margin of more than ten to one and accessibility features benefit many people including a growing elderly population.

ED&A Staff

Members of our staff have been trained and receive regular updates on the ADA through the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, also called the Access Board. Several of our staff also have experience working for the Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs), and ED&A currently provides training and technical assistance under contract for the DBTAC: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center serving the Washington, DC region.

We are here to help you meet all your accessibility needs. Please check out our site and let us know how we can be of service to you.

Sincerely,

Mark Derry, President
Eastlake, Derry and Associates, LLC

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Eastlake, Derry & Associates, LLC
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1233 University Ave., Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
Voice/TTY: 304-296-3510 Fax: 304-296-5073

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