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

Celebrating 31 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In honor of the 31st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act today (July 26), join us in urging our legislators to protect the rights of South Carolinians with disabilities.

Celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the Olmstead Act

In 1999, the US Supreme Court declared that the unjustified segregation of people with disabilities counts as discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).