TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER XLIII: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
PART 1150 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
SECTION 1150.10 PURPOSES
Section 1150.10 Purposes
a) This grievance procedure is established pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC 12101 et seq.) (ADA) and specifically Section 35.107 of the Title II regulations, 28 CFR 35.107, requiring the adoption of a procedure to resolve grievances asserted by qualified individuals with disabilities. Interested parties may contact the ADA Coordinator to review the ADA or its regulations to understand the rights, privileges and remedies afforded by it.
b) In general, the ADA requires that each program, service and activity offered by the Department of Human Rights (Department), when viewed in its entirety, be readily accessible to and usable by qualified individuals with disabilities.
c) It is the intention of the Department to foster open communication with all individuals requesting readily accessible programs, services and activities. The Department encourages supervisors of programs, services and activities to respond to requests for modifications before they become grievances.