Administrative Rules and Policies
Naming an ADA Coordinator, posting a non-discrimination notice, policies regarding service animals and ticket sales are all among the federal ADA rules. Learn about the Five-Step Action Plan for school districts and the new provisions included in the revised 2010 ADA Title II rules.
Five-Step ADA Action Plan - Review the five essential actions your district can take to help ensure compliance with the federal ADA rules.
ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Governments (June 2015) - This recently released U.S. Department of Justice document includes up-to-date information on the administrative requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Title II regulations as revised in September 2010. This includes sections on Reasonable Modifications, Service Animals, Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices, Effective Communications and more.
Revised 2010 ADA Title II rules with integrated bold text – Full text of the revised ADA policy rules and regulations with new provisions integrated into the text in bold. These revisions became effective on March 15, 2011.
Service Animals: ADA Requirements – The 2010 ADA Title II regulations revised and updated the definition of a service animal and clarified many specific rules on their use. This brief from the U.S. Department of Justice provides a general overview of the policy rules applicable for service animals at public facilities.
Effective Communication: ADA Requirements – School districts have a responsibility to provide equally effective communication for individuals with vision, hearing and speech disabilities. This brief from the U.S. Department of Justice provides an overview of the ADA Title II policy rules applicable for effective communications.
Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices – Segways® and other alternative power-drive mobility devices are becoming more commonplace. This brief from the U.S. Department of Justice provides an overview of the ADA Title II policy rules applicable for their use in public facilities.
Ticket Sales: ADA Requirements – School plays, concerts and football games are all examples of events with ticket sales and the need for accessible seating. This brief from the U.S. Department of Justice provides an overview of the ADA Title II policy rules applicable at school facility and school-sponsored events.
FORMS AND CHECKLISTS
ADA Public Notice for District Website (Updated 5-9-13) - This downloadable Word file contains the template language for posting a public ADA non-discrimination notice on your district website. Simply fill in the district name and contact information for the district ADA coordinator and the notice is ready to post onto your website.