ERIC Number: ED363018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Communication and the ADA (Effective Communication and Accessibility).
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD.
This brief fact sheet addresses the following concerns about effective communication and accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): requirements under the ADA for achieving effective communication (e.g., provision of necessary auxiliary communication aids and services); identification of necessary communication aids and services (e.g., expressed preference of the individual); strategies for achieving effective communication; examples of communication aids and services; examples of communication barriers; requirements for communication accessibility under the ADA; examples of readily achievable structural barrier removal strategies; signage and symbols of communication accessibility; discriminatory policies and practices which must be modified; and ways to ensure cost effective ADA compliance. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitude Change, Civil Rights Legislation, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Communication Skills, Compliance (Legal), Cost Effectiveness, Design Requirements, Federal Legislation
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 (free; available in large print, computer disk, braille, and electronic bulletin board).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD.
Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990