|(A)|| How do the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendments
Act (ADAAA) (hereinafter referred to as ADA), 42 U.S.C. section 12101 (as in effect on 2/25/2020) and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (2008), 29 U.S.C. section 701 (as in effect on 2/25/2020), apply to programs supervised by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS)?
Each county department of job and family services (CDJFS) is required to:
|(B)|| Who is to comply with
This rule applies to every CDJFS and any governmental or non-governmental entity that receives funds from the CDJFS, whether directly or indirectly, to provide services to individuals or to perform duties or activities for or on behalf of the CDJFS pursuant to a contract, grant, or other agreement (hereafter, "contracted agent").
|(C)|| For the purposes of this rule, what is a
A disability is:
|(D)|| What is a physical or mental impairment?
|(E)|| What are major life
Caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, standing, sitting, reaching, lifting, bending, reading, speaking, breathing, learning, concentrating, thinking, communicating, interacting with others and working. Major life activities also include major bodily functions such as special sense organs, skin, bladder, bowel, digestive, immune system, cell growth, brain, respiratory, cardiovascular, hemic, lymphatic, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, neurological, circulatory, endocrine, and reproductive systems.
|(F)|| What is a reasonable modification?
A reasonable modification is any reasonable change in the way a CDJFS or its contracted agents do something for an individual with a disability or which would allow the individual with a disability to participate in or enjoy equal access to programs administered by the CDJFS, which does not fundamentally alter the nature of the services, program or activity. If an individual is only regarded as having such an impairment under paragraph (C)(1) of this rule, the individual is not entitled to reasonable modifications, but is otherwise entitled to all of the same process of redress as those identified in paragraph (C)(1) of this rule.
|(G)|| What is an ADA plan?
|(H)|| What is to be included
in an ADA plan? Each ADA plan shall include:
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 5101:9-2-02
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 3/30/2020 and 06/15/2025
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 5101.54, 5107.03
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/2014