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A new law went into effect this week that is meant to discourage people from bringing their dogs into places that by law are limited to legitimate service dogs who are specially trained to help people with disabilities.

The crackdown on fake service dogs comes with a fine. Some say the new law may be hard to enforce.

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Six months after the infamous false missile alert, Francine Wai of the Disability and Communication Access board joins us to discuss the efforts to improve communications with members of the disabled community during disasters.

courtesy of Nik Lacchin

This week on Helping Hand we’re learning about DCAB – the Disability and Communication Access Board, and in particular, about emergency preparedness relating to people with disabilities with our guest Debbie Jackson, Planner/ADA Coordinator, with the Disability and Communication Access Board.