ERIC Number: ED376901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Measuring Up: Lakeland Community College Report of the ADA Task Force. A Self Evaluation of College Services, Facilities, Programs, and Activities.
Lee, Martha C.; Mastrangelo, Eliz. B.
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 process used by the committee. This section also includes a historical overview of LCC's early efforts to improve access to disabled students, a discussion of the legal backdrop for the study, and the results of self-evaluations by nine campus units (i.e., the Performing Arts Center, Admissions Office, Financial Aid Office, Cashier's Office, Human Resources, the Athletic and Fitness Center, Career Services, Student Services, and the Police Department). Section III focuses on the dissemination of information regarding the provisions of the ADA and its applicability to the services, programs, and activities of LCC, including information on signage and communications. After section IV describes the ADA's requirements regarding grievance procedures and the committee's development of a grievance form, section V focuses on LCC's physical plant priorities (i.e., lavatories and parking). Section VI enumerates the work done by the committee, and section VII presents recommendations regarding personnel, barrier removal, communications, procedures, practices, and long-term planning. Finally, section VIII presents conclusions about the challenges and opportunities afforded by ADA. The bulk of the report consists of appendixes providing legal information, division self-evaluations, the devised grievance procedure and form, and other detailed information. (KP)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lakeland Community Coll., Mentor, OH.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990