Options Interstate Resource Center for Independent Living
Accessibility Facility Assessment
216 Center St W Ste 003, Roseau, MN, 56751-1494
Distance: 1233 Miles
Accessibility information is provided to assist people with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the communities of their choosing. The website contains a link to detialed examples and information.
The Independent Living (IL) movement promotes self determination and personal choice about where and how to live.
Technical assistance and consultation also available for agencies or businesses with accessibility questions or who wish to move toward greater accessibility.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
People with any type of disability, their family or friends needing accessibility info, or agencies wanting to become more accessible
Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Kittson counties
|Toll Free||(800) 726-3692|
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Other Services or resources
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
DF-8000.0200Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance Definition
Programs that ensure that physical spaces (including buildings, parking lots, sidewalks, parks and other areas that are used by the public) are safe and free from obstacles which prevent access by people who have disabilities; that technologies (including software applications and operating systems, Web-based information and applications, telecommunications products, video and multimedia products, and commercial products such as information kiosks, calculators and fax machines) have features which support accessibility; and that enhancements which improve accessibility are implemented wherever possible. Legislation mandating accessibility for people with disabilities includes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (which took effect in 1992), the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) of 1968, and the Rehabilitation Act (which was amended in 1998 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities).
FT-1800.3000Housing Discrimination Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who believe that they have been denied an opportunity to purchase, lease or rent the home or apartment of their choice due to their age, gender, family composition, race or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
TJ-0500Accessibility Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the accessibility of parks, airports, public buildings and other facilities for use by people who have restricted mobility. Also included are programs that provide general information about accessibility in home, work and community settings.
YJ-8750People With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities and health conditions may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.
YQ-1500Consumer Directed Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who offer maximum choice and control (including the ability to select, manage and dismiss their workers) to people who use services or other supports to help with daily activities.
YZ-0130Accessibility Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of accessibility.