John Cleveland Civil Rights Consulting

Course #A-04

ADA Policy and Regulatory Updates

-Half-Day Course-

During the past five years, numerous proposed and final regulatory changes have been made to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II. This course reviews proposed landmark revisions in 2010 to vehicle specifications by the United States Access Board, and final Department of Justice (DOJ) regulatory revisions in 2011 regarding service animals and Other Powered Mobility Devices. Also included is Department of Transportation (DOT) final revisions to their regulations in 2011 changing the definition of a wheelchair and the 2015 rule change requiring reasonable modifications to policies, practices and procedures for greater accessibility. A new Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular on ADA Guidance that was published on October 5, 2015 is also discussed.