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 George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and the GWRideConnect will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities.
The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and GWRideConnect do 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.
The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and GWRideConnect will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in GWRC’s and GWRideConnect’s 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 Procedures
The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and GWRideConnect 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.
Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the GWRC/GWRideConnect at 540-373-7665 or email@example.com at least four days prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone 1-800-273-7545 (TDD).
ADA does not require that the George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and/or GWRideConnect to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose any undue financial or administration burden.
Complaints that a GWRC/GWRideConnect program, service or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the GWRC Title VI Coordinator.
The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) and GWRideConnect 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 or policy.