Section 504 Notice of Program Accessibility
The regulation implementing Section 504 requires that an agency/facility "…adopt and implement procedures to ensure that interested persons, including persons with impaired vision or hearing, can obtain information as to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and usable by disabled persons." (45 C.F.R. §84.22(f))
Stamford Healthcare System and all of its programs and activities are accessible to and useable by disabled persons, including persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind, or who have other sensory impairments. Access features include:
A. Convenient off-street parking designated specifically for disabled persons.
B. Curb cuts and ramps between parking areas and buildings.
C. Level access into first floor level. The patient care area of the clinic is only one level.
D. Fully accessible offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, public waiting areas, cafeteria, patient treatment areas, including examining rooms and patient wards.
E. A full range of assistive and communication aids provided to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind, or with other sensory impairments. There is no additional charge for such aids. Some of these aids include:
1. Qualified sign language interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
2. A twenty-four hour (24) telecommunication device (TTY/TDD) which can connect the caller to all extensions within the facility and/or portable (TTY/TDD) units, for use by persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.
3. Flash cards, alphabet boards and other communication boards.
If you require any of the aids listed above, please let the admissions staff person or clinic manager know.