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Hawaii Disability and Communication Access Board

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Organization: Hawaii Disability and Communication Access Board


Serve as a public advocate of persons with disabilities by providing advice and recommendation on legislation, rules, policies, procedures, and plans relating to persons with disabilities and their civil rights or service needs. Establish guidelines for the design of buildings and facilities by or on behalf of the State or the counties in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes,&Sect;103-50; approve site-specific designs where an alternate design provides equal or greater access. Issue administrative rules for the utilization of communication access services (e.g., sign language interpreters, real time captioners, computer-assisted notetakers). Guidelines also included determining the qualifications of interpreters and the credentialing of interpreters who do not hold national certification via a state screening process. Administer the statewide program for the issuance of parking placecards to disabled persons, in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 291, Part III. (as of 7/1/2000)



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919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 101
Honolulu , HI  96814
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