(off-topic) ADA

Angelo Sonnesso asonnesso at coastalnet.com
Thu Jan 17 08:36:19 EST 2002

The only institutions not covered under  the ADA are churches, but only if
there are no other public programs going on in the building, and the federal
government, because they are covered by separate legislation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Shang" <gshang at uq.net.au>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 8:08 AM
Subject: (off-topic) ADA

> Hi:
> Excuse the off-topic reply, but I can't let an educational opportunity go
> by like this.
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Rich Caloggero wrote:
> > MIT and other private institutions are not covered by ADA
> > regulations (508 etc), at least this is my understanding.
> Can't comment on 508.  But not covered by the ADA?  Then who *IS* covered
> by it?  Maybe I don't have a good handle on what the ADA is, but here in
> Australia, no-one is spared from our DDA legislation by vertue of who they
> are, and this is, IMHO, how it should be.  someone care to enlighten me on
> this?
> Geoff..
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