Author: rmagallanes@marincounty.org

Providing Auxiliary Aids and Services and Documents In Alternative Formats

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #5 Providing Auxiliary Aids and Services and Documents In Alternative Formats One means of ensuring that County programs and services are accessible to everyone is to take the necessary steps to effectively communicate with all the County’s residents and visitors. For some persons with disabilities this … Continued

Accessible Public Meeting and Event Checklist

COUNTY OF MARIN Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #4a Accessible Public Meeting and Event Checklist   Please click the following link to view the Accessible Public Meeting and Event Checklist.    

Planning Accessible Public Meetings

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #4 Planning Accessible Public Meetings The opportunity to participate in government, including participation in public meetings, is a fundamental right of citizens of the United States. Both state and federal laws guarantee this right. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that an individual with a … Continued

Writing For and About People with Disabilities

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #3a Writing For and About People with Disabilities When writing about people with disabilities, you are in a unique position to shape the public image of people with disabilities. The words and images you use can create either a straightforward, positive view of people with disabilities … Continued

Disability Etiquette

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #3 Disability Etiquette The basic issue to understand is that people with disabilities are not conditions or diseases; they are individual human beings who happen to have disabilities. First, they are people. For example, a person is not an epileptic but rather is “a person with … Continued

Roles and Responsibilities of the County ADA Coordinator

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #2 Roles and Responsibilities of the County ADA Coordinator The County ADA Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and related state and federal laws that provide for equal access to government programs, services, activities and … Continued

Program Access Policy, Principles and Procedures

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #1b Program Access Policy, Principles and Procedures This Guidance Bulletin states the County of Marin’s commitment to inclusion and full participation in community life for people with disabilities and provides some general principles of non-discrimination. It also discusses many of the procedures the County has implemented … Continued

ADA Title II – Access To Government Programs And Services

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #1a ADA TITLE II – ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES This Guidance Bulletin tells you what the Americans with Disabilities Act is and how Title II of the Act addresses government services. It also explains who is covered by the Act and what is required … Continued

Legal Basis – Overview of Disability Laws and Regulations

County of Marin Disability Access Program Accessibility Guidance Bulletin #1 LEGAL BASIS – Overview of Disability Laws and Regulations This Guidance Bulletin tells you about the major State and Federal laws and regulations address discrimination on the basis of disability. The laws and regulations listed here are not an exhaustive list, but the major laws … Continued

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