MTC provides solutions to help solve disability law compliance challenges. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires all city, county, and state programs and services to be accessible to everyone. Whether a program or service is provided in a building, park, or sprawling institution, it must comply with the ADA, or the consequences could be costly.
Meeting The Challenge experts work with government entities to ensure their programs, policies, procedures, and facilities comply with all disability rights laws. MTC consultants provide the following ADA self-evaluation and transition plan services:
- Policy and procedure reviews
- Grievance procedures
- Emergency management
- Policy and procedure development, updates, and training
- Staff knowledge surveys
- Policy and procedure staff trainings
- Public outreach
- Title I employment policies and practices
- Program accessibility evaluation
- Comprehensive facility auditing
- Public right-of-way surveys
- Transition plan development
- Website accessibility audits
- ADA liaison when negotiating with the U.S. Department of Justice
- Effective communications
- Service animals
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
In order to provide appropriate access for the citizens of Georgia, MTC is providing professional services to assist the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in updating its Transition Plan. MTC is completing a comprehensive plan for the renovation, alteration, and/or repair of existing State of Georgia facilities and access routes. The Transition Plan includes the identification of barriers to accessibility in State facilities and State parks, detailed priorities and recommendations for removing barriers, and a schedule for achieving compliance. MTC is also providing an ADA compliance analysis of State programs, services, and policies.
Adams County, Colorado
MTC completed a Self-evaluation and Transition Plan for Adams County. Adams County encompasses ten cities and has a population of nearly 500,000 people. The Self-evaluation determined the accessibility of this County’s programs and services. The Transition Plan resulted from the accessibility survey of 38 County facilities and parks. Through analysis of collected data, MTC generated a Transition Plan, which prioritized the remediation of barriers to accessibility.
South Dakota Department of Human Services
The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) engaged Meeting the Challenge Inc., to assist in updating its Self-evaluation and Transition Plan. In addition to reviewing, verifying, and revising its policies, procedures, and practices, DHS tasked MTC with surveying all of its facilities, for identifying all architectural or physical barriers, which may prevent access to its programs. MTC created a Transition Plan, for all DHS facilities, which will be utilized to document status and progress of their barrier removal.
Arapahoe County, Colorado
MTC completed a Self-evaluation and Transition Plan for this third most populous Colorado county. Arapahoe County encompasses thirteen cities and has a population of nearly 600,000 people. The Self-evaluation determined the accessibility of this County’s programs and services. The Transition Plan addressed the accessibility survey of 27 County facilities and parks. MTC also provided a Transition Plan for the County’s pedestrian facilities, in the public right-of-way, after assessing over 1,300 intersections and more than 700 miles of walkways.
Do you need a self-evaluation and transition plan? Meeting the Challenge can help set you up for success in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.