Americans with Disabilities Act facilities compliance: a practical guide

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J. Wiley, 1993 - Social Science - 189 pages
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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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What is ADA?
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Issues of Title II and Title III
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EVAN TERRY ASSOCIATES, P.C., is an architectural firm in Birmingham, Alabama. Founded in 1952, the company has been responsible for more than 2,500 projects ranging in size from 1,000 to more than one million square feet. Since 1990, the firm has specialized in the facilities and program access requirements of the ADA, offering a full range of services to assist clients in developing and implementing compliance strategies. The firm also offers workshops, seminars, publications, and expert witness services on the facilities requirements of the ADA.

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