IME 320-W10 - ADA

IME 320-W10 - ADA - ADA Overview Clarification of the...

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6/18/10 ADA Overview Clarification of the Americans with Disabilities Act – coverage details Expectations for Accommodation Remedies for non-compliance What is universal accommodation? Why do it? Resource information
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6/18/10 What is ADA? To ensure non-discrimination on basis of disability by public accommodations and in commercial facilities Department of Justice code of regulation “ADA Standards for Accessible Design” use as guide for this summary
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6/18/10 How to implement ADA? Guidelines are to be applied during the design, construction and alteration of public and commercial buildings and facilities The provisions outlined in federal guidelines are for adults and their dimensions. Most of the document is common sense and practical for building access. Standards/guidelines exist for computer use and other systems where accommodation is necessary for the person to perform their job or at home tasks .
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6/18/10 Areas of Concern Access to buildings No curbs blocking access (must be a path to the building that is clear) from public transportation and passenger loading zones Accessible doors (less than 5 pounds pull required to open) Door knobs to be levers not round knobs Handicap entrances clearly marked Paths to elevators clearly marked Water fountains must have clearance for use
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6/18/10 Areas of Concern
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