Cultural Access Network Project Resource Library | New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Cultural Access Network Project Resource Library

The Resource Library is your one stop shop for all things Access. We encourage you to utilize this tool when developing your ADA Plan or whenever you have an access related question. You can search by keyword or by category. New resources are uploaded regulary. If you know of a resource that should be shared, please contact the New Jersey Theatre Alliance by emailing Robert Carr at rcarr@njtheatrealliance.org.

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ADA Policies & Practices / Cognitive Disabilities / Deafness / Employment / Facilities / First Steps & Self Assessment / Hearing Loss / Local Service Directories / Marketing and Communication / Mobility Impairments / Technology / Vision Loss

Through its ten regional centers, the ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Our services are tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.

ADA Policies & Practices / Employment / First Steps & Self Assessment / Marketing and Communication

This manual was designed to assist museums in becoming accessible to all individuals, including people with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA).

ADA Policies & Practices / Cognitive Disabilities / Deafness / Employment / Facilities / First Steps & Self Assessment / Hearing Loss / Local Service Directories / Marketing and Communication / Mobility Impairments / Technology / Vision Loss

Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information about disability-related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations.

For touring companies or organizations that use facilities other than those they own, it is stongly recommneded that you provide a letter of agreement, rider and/or ADA checklist to the landlord or manager of the venue in which the programming will take place.

ADA Policies & Practices / Facilities / First Steps & Self Assessment / Mobility Impairments / Technology / Vision Loss

Designed to help organizations not only comply with Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, but to assist in making access an integral part of planning, mission, programs, outreach, meetings, budget and staffing.

The resource linked below is an example of a checklist utilized by the Mercer County Park Commission regarding temporary events and those agencies/organizations that use the Parks for their events.

ADA Policies & Practices / First Steps & Self Assessment / Marketing and Communication / Technology
NJTA's list of resources that assist organizations looking to make their websites accessible.
ADA Policies & Practices / First Steps & Self Assessment / Marketing and Communication

It is recommended that all cultural organizations have a policy providing the public a timeline if they require an accommodation/service. This policy should appear in all print and online communications.

Sample Advance Notification Policy

ADA Policies & Practices / Facilities / First Steps & Self Assessment / Marketing and Communication / Mobility Impairments

Providing equal opportunity to people with disabilities is the fundamental principle of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).