An ADA Guide for Local Governments - Making Community Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs Accessible to People with Disabilities, U. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Last updates 8/06, last accessed 09/12/07 developing and sustaining an advisory group, why include people with disabilities, and how to identity those who are qualified people with disabilities.
Includes a planning checklist that covers defining purpose, structure, size, lines of communication, membership, recruiting, budgeting, staffing, minutes, accountability, meeting access and accommodations; a planning recruiting matrix and an agenda and minutes template.
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The new paradigm works toward the notion that all segments of American society will be integrated and served through a single and inclusive emergency management approach.Bush's comprehensive strategy for the full integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of America's social and economic life.Despite progress made since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, people with disabilities still experience unemployment at a rate far above the national average.Executive Summary Introduction Part I: Recruiting and Hiring Part II: Reasonable Accommodation Part III: Protecting the Rights of Individuals With Disabilities on the Job Part IV: Other Best Practices That Promote the Employment of People with Disabilities Part V: Issues for Further Evaluation by States Conclusion This report highlights best practices of nine states that promote the hiring, retention, and advancement of individuals with disabilities in state government jobs.The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is issuing this report as part of the agency's efforts in support of the New Freedom Initiative, President George W.