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The Role of an ADA Coordinator in Post-Secondary Education. Presented by L. Scott Lissner Friday, March 11, 2011 . POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS.
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Presented by L. Scott Lissner
Friday, March 11, 2011
NASA's Columbia Accident Investigation Board identified simplistic thinking from an over-reliance on PowerPoint presentations as a contributing factor in the Columbia shuttle disaster.
(New York Times Magazine 12/14/2003)
Provide equally effective access to programs, benefits and services for qualified individuals with disabilities in the most integrated manner possible
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 34 CFR 104 &
Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act 28 CFR 35
PUT ANOTHER WAY
Arline v. Nassau County, 1987
“Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.”
Insure compliance with Federal and State non-discrimination laws (neither advocate nor adversary)
Consult directly with managers, supervisors, human resources, faculty and staff regarding reasonable accommodations.
Review blueprints and consult with architects and engineers regarding new campus construction and renovation projects.
Does the institution make information available to the general public regarding the fact that the ADA applies to the services, programs, and activities of the institution?
Does the institution post this information in public areas or make it available in other ways as deemed necessary by the head of the institution to inform people of the protections of the ADA?
Does the ADA Coordinator investigate all complaints communicated to the institution alleging that the institution does not comply with the ADA?
L. Scott Lissner,
ADA Coordinator, The Ohio State University
Office of Diversity And Inclusion
1849 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH 43210-1266
(614) 292-6207(v); (614) 688-8605(tty)