ERIC Number: ED405663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide for Disability Services: Eastern Washington University Faculty/Staff Handbook.
Raver, Karen K.; Smith, Deborah J.
This guidebook and accompanying videocassette address services for students, job applicants, and employees with disabilities at Eastern Washington University. The videotapes should be accompanied by each school's own training materials based on personal needs. The materials cover: (1) responsibilities of higher education related to legislative mandates, specifically Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act; (2) reasonable accommodation procedures for academic programs, focusing on student, staff, and faculty responsibilities; (3) reasonable accommodation procedures for non-academic or non-employment related activities; (4) reasonable accommodation procedures for applicants and employees of Eastern Washington University; (5) examples of reasonable accommodations for people who are blind or partially sighted, are deaf or hearing impaired, mobility impaired, learning disabled, speech impaired, or chronically health impaired; (6) services and auxiliary aids; (7) evacuation procedures for persons with disabilities; (8) accommodations not required of the University; and (9) internal grievance procedures. The guidebook concludes with a list of approximately 70 handbooks/manuals, journals, newsletters, books, video/audio tapes, and other resources. (JDD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Employees, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Job Applicants, School Responsibility, Student Personnel Services
Continuing Education, Eastern Washington University, MS #162, Cheney, WA 99004 ($20 for each of two videos, prepaid, make checks payable to Continuing Education, Eastern Washington University).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Washington Univ., Cheney. Disabled Student Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)