ERIC Number: ED420153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Civil Rights Div.
This publication provides answers to 30 frequently asked questions about child care centers and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Questions are grouped into the following categories: coverage, general information, personal services, issues regarding specific disabilities, making the child-care facility accessible, tax provisions, the Department of Justice's enforcement efforts, and additional resources. Among the topics addressed by the questions are the following: application of ADA's Title III to child care centers, requirements concerning admission of children with disabilities, exceptions for children who pose a direct threat to others, placement of children in age appropriate programs, circumstances in which parents may and may not be charged for special services, medication issues, inclusion of children with HIV or AIDS, inclusion of children with mental retardation, inclusion of children with diabetes, accessibility of the child care center, tax credits and deductions associated with complying with the ADA, the Department of Justice's enforcement philosophy, and litigation concerning the ADA and child care centers. Sources of additional information are listed. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Civil Rights Div.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990