ERIC Number: ED220586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Statewide Guidelines on Program Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities.
Sonoma State Univ., Rohnert Park, CA. California Inst. of Human Services.
These guidelines establish criteria and provide direction to California state agencies and department personnel on compliance with federal and state laws concerning the accessibility of programs for persons with disabilities. Section 1 summarizes legislative mandates and statewide policy. Section 2 overviews the purposes and objectives of these guidelines. Section 3 describes roles and responsibilities of the Office of Statewide Compliance Coordination, state agencies, state departments, and state employees and service recipients. In section 4, significant areas are discussed that state departments must execute to meet the intent of federal and state program access requirements: assurances of compliance, notification of non-discrimination, discrimination complaint procedures, program access to advisory committees, and evaluation of program accessibility. Section 5 focuses on compliance planning and evaluation. A program access plan is described in section 6. Appendixes include a glossary of terms and a list of departments having federal regulations, guidelines, or requirements. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State and Consumer Services Agency, Sacramento. Office of Statewide Compliance Coordination.
Authoring Institution: Sonoma State Univ., Rohnert Park, CA. California Inst. of Human Services.
Note: For related documents see CE 032 669-671.