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Links from the Article

Examples of what may constitute "readily achievable" steps to remove barriers
(Cornell University Law School)

 

Additional Resources

(1) U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division

ADA Homepage

Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities

ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business

ADA Business BRIEF: Communicating with People who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hospital Settings

Questions and Answers: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Person with HIV/AIDS

Tax Incentives for Businesses

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Requirements Regarding Service Animals

 

(2) The ADA National Network

Information, Guidance and Trainsing on the ADA

Title II and Title III Regulations Fact Sheets

Frequently Asked Questions

 

(3) The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center Homepage

 

(4) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health

A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care

 

(5) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Communicating with Patients with Low Health Literacy

 

(6) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disability and Health: What Health Care Providers Can Do

 

(7) American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Interactive Site for Clinicians Serving Women with Disabilities

 

(8) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Improving Patient Safety Systems for Limited-English Proficient (LEP) Patients: A Guide for Hospitals

 

(9) American Academy of Family Physicians

Practice Mangement, Information about the ADA from the AAFP

 

(10) National Service Animal Registry

All About Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

 

References

1 See https://www.ada.gov/ada_intro.htm

2 42 U.S.C. § 12101(b)(1). See https://www.access-board.gov/the-board/laws/americans-with-disabilities-act-intro

3 See H.R. Rep. No. 110-730 (2008), available at https://www.congress.gov/110/crpt/hrpt730/CRPT-110hrpt730-pt1.pdf

5 See https://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/miscellaneous/cb12-134.html

8 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

14 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

17 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

18 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

19 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

20 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

22 For example of a policy and procedure for providing auxiliary aids for persons with disabilities visit https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-providers/clearance-medicare-providers/auxiliary-aids-persons-disabilities/index.html?language=es

23 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

24 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Title III Highlights, available at https://www.ada.gov/t3hilght.htm

25 See generally 28 C.F.R. sec. 36.303. Additional information on "effective communication" available at https://www.ada.gov/effective-comm.htm

26 See generally ADA Quick Tips - Sign Language Interpreters, available at https://adata.org/factsheet/sign-language-interpreters

28 For information on how to find a qualified interpreter see the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) (http://rid.org). Additional resources may be available at the Maryland Governor's Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (http://odhh.maryland.gov/) or from local chapters of the National Association of the Deaf (https://www.nad.org/). See also Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (https://www.vddhh.org/).

33 28 C.F.R. sec. 36.301(c). See ADA Quick Tips - Sign Language Interpreters, available at https://adata.org/factsheet/sign-language-interpreters

35 https://www.ada.gov/civil_penalties_2014.htm (Discussing the March 28, 2014 final rule adjusting civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Civil Rights Division.)