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Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. – 1994
This document presents a detailed explanation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its procedural requirements; sample procedural documents; highlights of the major differences among Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); a flow chart of the accommodation…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Definitions, Disabilities
Sagan, Jean S., Ed.; Rebel, Thomas P., Ed. – 1995
This volume contains 32 articles and sample documents treating legal issues in higher education employment focusing on major issues arising in a non-unionized setting. The first of six sections contains seven articles on the employment relationship in general that touch on current legal trends in employee selection procedures, employment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution
Glisson, Margaret, Ed. – 1994
These standards provide measures for evaluating communities' needs for public library services, and summarize the essentials for quality service for youth and those who work with youth. New management tools, specifically guides for planning and role setting and manuals for defining output measures, the challenge of electronic access, as well as…
Descriptors: Community Services, Library Administration, Library Equipment, Library Planning
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC. – 1994
The third edition of this guide on serving postsecondary students with disabilities reflects the language of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as that of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. An introduction briefly describes both the ADA and Section 504 regulations, noting their close coordination. A section on…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, College Students
National Council on Disability, Washington, DC. – 1995
This report examines the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during the 5 years since its passage in 1990. An introductory chapter considers the overall importance of the Act; the continuing interest of the National Council on Disability (NCD) in the ADA; and the visits of NCD representatives to each of the 50 states, the…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Change Agents, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights Legislation
Murphy, Deborah A.; And Others – 1995
This book includes ideas, strategies, techniques, and lessons for the inclusion of students with mild disabilities in regular classes (grades 6 through 12). An introduction discusses inclusion in the context of federal legislation, the continuum of services model, essential personnel, and inclusion models. The first section of the main text…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Compliance (Legal), Diagnostic Teaching
Mayo, Kathleen, Ed.; O'Donnell, Ruth, Ed. – 1994
The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) formed an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assembly in 1992, and one of its first projects was to prepare this publication by collecting samples of library-produced ADA-related documents. Its aim is to help libraries increase levels of compliance and public awareness. The…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Hearings
National Council on Disability, Washington, DC. – 1996
This annual report of the National Council on Disability (NCD) describes major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 1995 in its role of advising the President and Congress on issues concerning people with disabilities. The NCD gathered information about the implementation, effectiveness, and impact of the Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advisory Committees, Advocacy, Change Strategies
Wille-Gregory, Martha; And Others – Transitionlinc, 1995
Components of transition planning to prepare students with learning disabilities for postsecondary education are described, with attention to student self-determination, self-evaluation, and selection of post-school transition goals and appropriate educational experiences during high school. Provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Act,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, College Students
Williams, Fred D. – 1994
A project was undertaken at Jackson State Community College (JSCC), Tennessee, to determine an appropriate plan to develop a disabled student services (DSS) program which would coordinate existing fragmented services and add additional services. A literature review was first conducted to determine legal obligations of the Americans with…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advisory Committees, College Students, Community Colleges
Doggett, Libby; George, Jill – 1993
This guide was developed to inform the child care industry about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and to familiarize child care providers with the importance and value of including all children in regular child care settings. It offers an overview of the law as well as practical solutions to common problems and advice to ensure success in…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Day Care
Foos, Donald D., Comp.; Pack, Nancy C., Comp. – 1992
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) directs public and private libraries--academic, public, school, and special--to provide services to people with disabilities that are equal to services provided to citizens without disabilities. Six chapters in this book provide information to help library administrators and staff to fully understand the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Elementary Secondary Education
Scheimann, Albert – 1994
The purpose of this study is to identify strategies, policies, and practices of Ohio public libraries in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Small to medium public libraries were surveyed to gather information about the ways libraries are providing equal access to materials and services for patrons with disabilities.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal)
Lee, Martha C.; Mastrangelo, Eliz. B. – 1994
Prepared by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Task Force at Lakeland Community College (LCC) in Ohio, this report assesses LCC's compliance with ADA provisions and presents recommendations concerning projects to be undertaken. Section I provides an introduction to the ADA and its impact at LCC. Section II describes the self-evaluation…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal)
Rab, Victoria Youcha; And Others – 1995
This book explains federal guidelines for program directors and child care personnel for daily practices and procedures when children with disabilities are admitted to child care programs. The handbook addresses inclusion issues to raise the importance of involving all staff in preparation for efforts to become an inclusive program. Part I begins…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Day Care Centers, Day Care Effects, Disabilities
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