State of Nevada
Department of Health and Human Services
Aging and Disability Services Division
NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Aging and Disability Services Division
(ADSD) will not discriminate against qualified individuals with
disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or
does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or
employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.
Effective Communication: ADSD will generally, upon request,
provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for
qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in ADSD programs, services, and
activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in
Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible
to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
Modifications to Policies and
will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure
that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its
programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with
service animals are welcomed in ADSD offices,
even where pets are generally prohibited.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for
effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to
participate in a program, service, or activity of ADSD, may contact the ADA Coordinator, at 775 687- 0528 or via
email at email@example.com as
soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require ADSD to take any action that
would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an
undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of ADSD is not accessible to persons
with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator, at 775 687- 4210.
will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or
any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing
auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as
retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible
to persons who use wheelchairs.
of Health and Human Services
and Disability Services Division
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND
The Aging and Disability Services Division
(ADSD) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or
sex. ADSD does not exclude people or
treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age,
disability, or sex.
Provides free aids and services to
people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
sign language interpreters
information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats,
language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
written in other languages
If you need
these services, contact the ADA Coordinator at 775 687- 4210.
believe that ADSD has failed to provide these services or discriminated in
another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or
sex, you can file a grievance with: ADA Coordinator at 775
687- 4210; via fax at 775 687– 0574, via TDD at 711; or in person at 3416 Goni
Road, Suite D, Carson City, NV 89706.
You can file a grievance in person or
by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the ADSD ADA
Coordinator is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights,
electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available
at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F
HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201
1 800-368-1019 (Phone)
800 537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.