Policy and Procedure Review

The policies and procedures of any municipality should support their work to include people with disabilities in all programs, activities, and services they provide. Able Access reviews policies that oftentimes provide a stumbling block for the disability community and include the following:

Human Resources:

  1. Staff Accommodations Request Policy
  2. Storage of Title II Accommodations Disclosures and Medical Information
  3. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
  4. Requirements for Fringe Benefits
  5. Ongoing staff training schedule and/or training requirements

Public Meetings:

  1. Public Meeting Checklist
  2. Public Meeting Notice Requirements
  3. Public Meeting Accommodations Policy

Public Programs:

  1. Eligibility for Parks and Recreation Programs
  2. Parks and Recreation Inclusion Policies
  3. Recreation Accommodations Request Policy
  4. Policies for Fixed-Route Transportation
  5. Policies for ADA Paratransit Eligibility

Administration/General

  1. ADA Grievance Policy/Procedure
  2. ADA Questions Policy/Procedure
  3. Timelines for Ongoing ADA Review

Able Access compares existing policies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and best practices across the given field.

Services

Latest News

Subminimum Wage FAQs

Recently, we announced a new SC Statehouse bill that would end subminimum wage for people with disabilities. Since a lot of people don’t even know that subminimum wage legally exists, we wanted to share some basic info about it on this FAQ page.

Statehouse bill introduced to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities

A joint resolution filed at the SC Statehouse on Tuesday aims to end subminimum wage for people with disabilities in South Carolina.