TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER XLV: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
PART 1300 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
SECTION 1300.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 1300.20 Definitions
A "complainant" is an individual with a disability who files a grievance form provided by the State Board of Education under this Part.
The "designated coordinator" is the person or persons appointed by the State Superintendent of Education to be responsible for coordinating the State Board's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title II of the ADA, including the investigation of grievances filed by complainants. The designated coordinator for the State Board of Education can be contacted at 100 North First Street, Springfield , Illinois 62777.
"Disabilities" shall have the same meaning as set forth in the Americans With Disabilities Act.
A "grievance" is any complaint under the ADA that is reduced to writing by or on behalf of an individual with a disability who meets the essential eligibility requirements for participation in or receipt of the benefits of a program, activity, or service offered by the State Board of Education and who believes that he or she has been excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, any program, service, or activity of the State Board or that he or she has been subject to discrimination by the State Board.
A "grievance form" is the form prescribed for use in filing a grievance pursuant to this Part. It includes information such as the complainant's name, address, and telephone number; the nature of the grievance, including the date, time, and place of the incident; and any witnesses.
"Qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable modifications to rules, policies, or practices, the removal of architectural, communication, or transportation barriers, or the provision of auxiliary aids and services, meets the essential eligibility requirements for the receipt of services or the participation in programs or activities provided by the State Board.