COA ADA Compliance

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In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Atlanta will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the City’s services, programs, or activities.

Employment: The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Effective Communication: The City will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the City’s programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all City programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in City offices, even where pets are generally prohibited. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a City program, service, or activity, should contact the Office of Enterprise Assets Management, ADA Interim Coordinator, Maurice Jackson at 404-330-8838, or e-mail at majackson2@atlantaga.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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Other ADA resources:

Information for web developers interested in making their web pages as accessible as possible, including the current version of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (and associated checklists), can be found at www.w3c.org/WAI/Resources, and Information about the Web Accessibility Initiative can be found at www.w3c.org/WAI.

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