Americans with Disabilities Act facilities compliance: a practical guide
Helps business professionals understand the facilities requirements of and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Offers a history and background of the ADA and reviews its five Titles, effective dates, regulations, enforcement, exemptions and tax benefits. Includes easy-to-use Fact Sheets, Time Tables and Flow Charts that summarize requirements of ADA law in an accessible format and help users understand the compliance process. Addresses legal issues associated with facilities operated and/or owned by state and local government agencies (Title II) and private individuals or agencies (Title III). Examines technical specifications for exterior and interior accessible routes that are considered barriers for the disabled. Offers compliance strategies for existing, new and altered facilities. Includes guide for self-evaluation and transition plans for ADA compliance.
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