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Starbucks Corporation

Starbucks Corporation Starbucks, the world largest coffeehouse chain is innovating in the retail sector. Direct Access were part of a consortium that included Starbucks’ internal team, retail partners, individuals with disabilities, and other external design experts, contributing to the development of Starbucks’ Inclusive Design Framework, reflecting the coffee chain’s commitment

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Town of Stow, Massachusetts

Town of Stow, Massachusetts Direct Access was awarded a contract with the Town of Stow, MA to evaluate municipal programs and policies as part of creating the ADA transition plan for the town. The facility assessments include: Town Building 375 Great Road (Historic Town Building) Police Department Pompositticut Community Center

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Town of North Reading, MA

North Reading, a town in Middlesex County and a northern outlying suburb of Boston, Massachusetts commissioned Direct Access to undertake the ADA Transition Plan for the town. The ADA Transition Plan program includes the evaluation of all municipal programs and policies in addition to town communications (website to WCAG standards,

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City of Fayetteville, Arkansas

The City, the second largest in the state commissioned Direct Access to undertake facility audits of key buildings to support Fayetteville with its ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan.  Some of the notable sites our team audited included Fayetteville City Hall, Television Centre, Facilities Maintenance, Development Services, and the Senior Centre. The goal is

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City of McKinney, Texas

Direct Access has partnered with the City of McKinney, Texas to complete the self-evaluation and ADA transition plan for the city’s parks. Our consultants have conducted ADA field surveys of several of the City’s facilities and parks to make them more accessible to disabled people. The spaces include: Recreation and

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City of Allen, Texas

Direct Access has partnered with the City of Allen, Texas to complete the self-evaluation and ADA transition plan for the city’s parks. Working with the City of Allen’s Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) Direct Access is conducting ADA field surveys of all the department’s facilities and parks. Direct Access has

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State of Vermont Housing Program – (DAIL)

Direct Access is working with the State of Vermont’s Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living (DAIL) on an innovative pilot program with care providers to audit homes of Vermonters with disabilities for accessibility. Eligible individuals are receiving Developmental Disabilities Home and Community Based Services (DS HCBS), Brain Injury Program

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New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority, NY

Direct Access advised and consulted with the New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority on all planning involving renovation, administration, training, and redevelopment of affordable housing units to improve and expand the availability of Mobility and Sensory Units. The Section 504 Transition Plan developed covered all housing developments, program offices, leasing offices,

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Massachusetts State-wide Contractor

Direct Access Consultancy LLC is a Massachusetts Statewide Contractor under the PRF76 Category 6 for Planning, Zoning, and Development Consultancy services contract. The five-year program enables the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and other entities to draw on as required, technical assistance services in economic development, land use, and planning. Direct Access

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Town of Bethel, VT Accessibility Plan

Direct Access partnered with DuBois & King, a Vermont based engineering firm to develop the Stormwater and Accessibility plan for Bethel in Windsor County, Vermont. This will be the state’s first-ever village accessibility plan. It will become a model for other towns and villages. Since September 2021 we have worked

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White River Valley Schools

Direct Access has worked with White River Valley Middle School, home to the Wildcats, undertaking facilities audits of teaching facilities. This covered both indoor academic spaces such as classrooms and internal and external athletics programs. Other school facilities that Direct Access audited include all the school’s restrooms, the hallways, and

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