ABSTRACT

Americans with Disabilities Act Access for 9-1-1 and Telephone Emergency Services   [open pdf - 50KB]

This document is part of a technical assistance program to provide State and local governments and, persons with disabilities with information about the requirements of the ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] for direct, equal access to, 9-1-1 for persons with disabilities who use TTYs [teletypewriters]. This guidance is an updated version of the, Department of Justice's earlier guidance entitled, Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Telephone, Emergency Services. It explains in practical terms how the ADA's requirements apply to 9-1-1, services, including equipment, standard operating procedures, and training, and should be useful to 9-1-1 service providers, equipment vendors, participating telephone companies, and individuals with, disabilities.

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Date:
1998-07-15?
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Public Domain
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Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)
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pdf
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