Americans with Disabilities Act
Section 504 Policy

Promoting and supporting quality care and education
for all young children, birth through age eight, in Indiana
at the local, state and national levels.

INTRODUCTION

Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (Indiana AEYC) is committed to non-discrimination, equal opportunity, and equal access. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, (“ADA”) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, (“Section 504”), applicable state and local law provides qualified individuals with disabilities access to programs and services.  Indiana AEYC promotes high-quality learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research.  We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children. Indiana AEYC is committed to full inclusion of all people in our activities and services.

PURPOSE

Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) states that “no qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall be excluded from, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under” any program or activity that either receives Federal financial assistance.

Furthermore, it is the policy of Indiana AEYC not to discriminate against individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, training or other terms, conditions and privileges of participating in the programs and services offered by Indiana AEYC.

Indiana AEYC will make reasonable accommodations for individuals to access programs and services.  INAEYC provides training to its employees on the policy and process for accessing programs and services.  Additionally, Indiana AEYC corporate office location meets all ADA accessibility standards.

PROCUEDURES

If you are a qualified individual who has a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the guidelines for Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act, please contact the ADA coordinator listed below with your request for assistance.  Submitted information should be current and from a medical provider who is familiar with your disability.  You will be notified by the Accessibility Services Coordinator of any approved accommodations.

ADA Coordinator

Ed Hoy
Senior Director of Business and Information Systems
Indiana Association for the Education of young Children
2955 N. Meridian St.  Ste. 120
Indianapolis, IN  46205
317-275-3521

INAEYC’s ADA Coordinator is Ed Hoy who can be reached via the contact information above.  The ADA Coordinator has overall responsibility for coordinating the efforts of Indiana AEYC to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and investigating any complaints regarding the same.

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