Americans with Disabilities act by Roxanna F.

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Americans with Disabilities act by Roxanna F.

  1. 1. By Roxanna Franco<br />Americans with Disabilities Act<br />
  2. 2. When was the Americans with Disabilities Act<br />July 26,1990 <br />President George H.W. Bush sign the ADA into law<br />
  3. 3. The ADA started giving the chance to people to do things in the United States even if they have a disability.<br />Everyone gets treated the same.<br />
  4. 4. Accommodations<br />Not all people need the same accommodations<br />
  5. 5. How it works at school?<br /><ul><li>Extended time on tests
  6. 6. Someone to read the test
  7. 7. Someone to take notes
  8. 8. Books on tape</li></li></ul><li>Possible Work accommodations<br /><ul><li>A deaf applicant may need a sign language interpreter
  9. 9. Employees with Diabetes may need regular scheduled breaks to eat and monitor health
  10. 10. A ramp may be necessary for a person using a wheel chair</li></li></ul><li>responsibility<br /><ul><li>A person with a disability must inform others of their needs.
  11. 11. A person with a disability is required to do the best job they can.
  12. 12. A person with a disability should never use their disability as an excuse</li></li></ul><li>Penalties<br />First time fines is $55,000.00 though the second time can be up to $110,000.00<br />
  13. 13. Contact information<br /><ul><li>For ADA published material 1-800-514-0301</li></ul>Equal Opportunity Commission 1-800-6US Department of transportation 1-888-446-4511<br />US Department of Education 1-800-949-4232<br /><ul><li>69-4000</li></li></ul><li>references<br /><ul><li>Wehman, P. (2006) Life Beyond the Classroom Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities, 4th ed., Brookes Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland
  14. 14. Americans with Disabilities Act, extracted February 7, 2011 from http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/ada
  15. 15. Telephone Numbers for ADA Information, extracted February 8, 2011, from: www.ada.gov/agency.htm </li>

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