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

The burning of the Babcock from the perspective of people with disabilities

For decades, the Babcock building has served as a painful reminder of the ways that people with psychiatric, intellectual and developmental disabilities were abused, neglected, and segregated from society.

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Hire Me SC to coincide with disability employment awareness month

Employers and human resource professionals in South Carolina can take the next step in building a hiring plan inclusive of individuals with disabilities at the Hire Me SC Employer Summit on Oct. 7, 2020.

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Events

Thu 01

Equip Hangout

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2020 Employer Summit Karl at the cash register at Riverbanks Zoo
Wed 07

2020 Employer Summit

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm