Table of State Assistance Animal Laws, by Rebecca F. Wisch, (2014)
This table compares all 50 states' assistance animal laws for several categories. Included are assistance animal accommodation laws, criminal interference laws, licensing laws, disabled pedestrian laws, and service animal misrepresentation laws. Links to the text of the various laws are provided.
Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy, 1st Ed, by Lazar & Goldstein & Taylor: Provides best practices for implementing IT accessibility in companies, governments, and universities, including a roadmap for understanding accessibility for policymakers and advocates. To be published mid 2015 by Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann
Veterans and the ADA : A Guide for Employers, 2-28-12 by the US EEOC. Helpful summary of relevant laws.
This AAUP report is authored by Robert O'Neill, Ann Franke, Michael Berube and Jordan Kurland with an appendix by Laura Rothstein, author of Disability Law and Higher Education. Subjects discussed include having policies in place, defining essential accommodations, privacy issues involved in process, guidelines for search committees, and litigation over dismissal of faculty with disabilities.
Press Release and Letter from DOJ, DOE and HHS to Health Related Schools Regarding Hepatitis B Discrimination, June 12, 2013.
Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 12, 2011: Federal Case over Banning a Student's Therapy Dog Illustrates Thicket of Disability Rules by Sara Lipka. This article highlights differences in the Federal Fair Housing Act and the ADA as it applies to therapy animals.
Information Technology and Accessiblity
The Problem with Automated Testing by Karl Groves.
University of Washington Access Computing Project**Focused on increasing access to computing careers for students with disabilities
ARL Web Accessiblity Toolkit (May 2014)
Report of the ARL Joint Task Force on Services to Patrons with Print Disabilities, Nov. 2, 2012.
Commercially Available e-Books and Accessibility by Van Credle, Assistive Technology Specialist, Disablity Support Services, The Catholic University of America
Making Accessibility Win-Win: National Federal for the Blind Presentation at EDUCAUSE Jan. 2011 Regional Conference. Materials on how to make electronic instructional materials accessible.
NFB Press Release on Settlement Agreement with University of Montana (w/link to agreement)
Tips for the Transition to 2012: Questions and Answers about new construction, alterations, and existing facilities under DOJ's 2010 ADA Regulations. Q and A by Irene Bowen, J.D., ADA-One.com
Accessibile Information Exchange: Meeting on a Level Playing Field: This DOJ publication focuses on planning and conducting meetings and events that are accessible to people with disabilities. Issued April 2009
updated 11-20-14 MLO