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National Association of ADA Coordinators / Announcements

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the Washington State Healthcare Authority

August 3, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This settlement agreement with the Washington State Health Care Authority, a state agency that, among other things, administers the Washington Apple Health program which is Washington’s Medicaid program.  It address the requirement that health care providers are obligated under the Americans with Disabilities Act and its implementing regulations to take those steps necessary to ensure that… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the Washington State Healthcare Authority

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the the Hudson Public Schools District, Hudson, Massachusetts

August 3, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This settlement agreement between the United States and the Hudson Public Schools District affirms that a public entity must make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures when the modifications are necessary to avoid discrimination on the basis of disability unless the public entity can demonstrate that making the modifications would fundamentally alter the nature of the… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the the Hudson Public Schools District, Hudson, Massachusetts

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Coconino County, Arizona

August 3, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This agreement was entered into between the United States Department of Justice and Coconino County under title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 concerning the physical accessibility of the County’s polling places to people with mobility and vision disabilities. (signed May 7, 2018)

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Hardin County, Kentucky Emergency Medical Services

August 3, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This Agreement was entered into between the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky (“USAO-WDKY”) and the Hardin County Emergency Medical Services (“HCEMS”) regarding the provision of emergency medical services to qualified individuals with disabilities, including individuals using service animals, so that they may participate in or benefit from the HCEMS services.… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Hardin County, Kentucky Emergency Medical Services

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the South Carolina Department of Corrections

March 31, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This Settlement Agreement between the United States and the South Carolina Department of Corrections (“SCDC”) reaffirms and restates the SCDC’s obligations to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services whenever necessary to ensure effective communication with inmates who have hearing disabilities and its obligation to ensure that all inmates with disabilities have full and equal access… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the South Carolina Department of Corrections

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City and County of Denver to Improve Accessibility

January 18, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

Under the agreement, Denver will ensure that its services, programs, and activities are accessible to people with disabilities.  Based on surveys conducted by the United States as part of its investigation, the agreement requires Denver to remedy inaccessible features at courthouses, emergency shelters, libraries, parking lots, polling places, and parks to make these facilities accessible… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City and County of Denver to Improve Accessibility

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