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Alston, Reginald J.; And Others – Journal of Negro Education, 1994
Examines the potential impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the struggle initiated by Brown, namely, that of freeing the nation's schools and educational work places from the effects of racial discrimination. It also discusses the major components of the ADA and offers policy guidelines for implementing the ADA in schools and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Blacks, Civil Rights Legislation, Colleges
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Mello, Jeffrey A. – Public Personnel Management, 1995
Public sector managers can ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in the following ways: (1) clear, specific job descriptions; (2) consistent selection and testing processes; (3) participative management techniques; and (4) attention to coworker attitudes toward employees with disabilities. (SK)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Employment Practices
Galambos, Linda; And Others – Parks and Recreation, 1994
Including individuals with disabilities into community recreation programs has become more popular recently. The ADA stresses the need for true inclusion, where people with disabilities can actively participate and interact in programs in a meaningful way. The paper describes two special programs that help include individuals with disabilities.…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Children, Community Recreation Programs
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Tormoehlen, Roger; Field, W. E. – Journal of Extension, 1994
Addresses the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for 4-H programs, the benefits of mainstreaming youth with disabilities, and examples of 4-H project modifications enabling participation at Purdue University. (SK)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Student Organizations, Student Participation
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Kalivoda, Karen S.; Higbee, Jeanne L. – Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 1994
Notes that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 1990 mandates equal access to individuals with disabilities in both public and private institutions of higher education. Sees one result of ADA being that students with disabilities are pursuing higher levels of education in increasing numbers. Offers practical information to assist in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Liberties, Disabilities
Polansky, Harvey B. – School Business Affairs, 1994
Inclusion advocates support heterogeneous programs where special education students are educated within the confines of a regular educational classroom. An array of services are provided that are coordinated across educational and community agency personnel. Districts must make sure the students are ready to be included, the staff is trained, and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Parette, Howard P., Jr.; Murdick, Nikki L. – Infant-Toddler Intervention: The Transdisciplinary Journal, 1994
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires child care centers to examine access to their rooms and spaces, playgrounds, and activities. The main components which require review are attitudinal barriers, physical barriers, policy barriers, and procedural barriers. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes, Civil Rights Legislation, Day Care Centers
Kaesberg, Mary Ann; Murray, Kenneth T. – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1994
Presents a 35-item checklist of practical activities for school district compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The checklist is based on ADA statutes, other civil rights legislation and litigation, as well as pertinent regulations and the legislative history of the act contained in the Congressional Record. (MLF)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Craig, Susan E.; Haggart, Ann G. – Infants and Young Children, 1994
Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that, in most cases, nursery schools, center-based child care facilities, and home care providers be accessible to children with disabilities. Collaborative teams of child care and early intervention providers are suggested as an essential part of the early childhood education and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Day Care Centers
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Block, Martin E. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1995
The article describes the major titles of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and discusses who is affected, explaining how the ADA affects youth sport programs. The terms "readily accessible,""readily achievable," and "undue burden" are discussed according to their ADA definitions and their effect on youth…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Athletics, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities
Brown, Walter B. – School Business Affairs, 1995
A healthy work environment for the business-office team requires a balance among the components of organizational leadership, collective continuous improvement, and individual caring. (MLF)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Human Factors Engineering, Management Teams, Office Management
McKeague, Kevin J. – School Business Affairs, 1994
Discusses the following issues: (1) implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act; (2) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act regulations; (3) new lead guidelines; (4) requirements regarding underground storage tanks; (5) potential indoor air quality requirements; and (6) Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines. (MLF)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Asbestos, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
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Essex-Sorlie, Diane – Academic Medicine, 1994
This report focuses on definitions and explanations of key components of the Americans with Disabilities Act especially as they relate to compliance by medical schools. After a summary of the act and its development, explanations of the following concepts are given: "disability,""qualified individual with a disability," and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, College Administration, Compliance (Legal), Definitions
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Essex-Sorlie, Diane – Academic Medicine, 1994
A discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) looks at the legislation's implications for the relationships between medical schools, applicants, and students. Issues examined include impact on the application/admissions process and accommodation of student disabilities. Fifteen steps for medical schools to take to comply with the act…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, College Administration, College Admission
McGovern, John E. – Momentum, 1994
Discusses the impact of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1990 upon Catholic schools. Indicates that IDEA allocates funds based on the number of students with handicaps enrolled in each state in public and private schools and that public schools must provide special education facilities to parochial school students. (MAB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Catholic Schools, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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