Women's support groups in Post Falls, Idaho are a great way for women to come together and share their experiences and struggles. These groups provide a safe and supportive environment for members to discuss their issues and find solutions. However, there are certain rules and guidelines that members must follow in order to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. First and foremost, members are not required to share any personal data, including their last names, if they do not wish to do so.
This is to ensure the privacy of all members and to protect them from any potential harm. Additionally, family members are encouraged to bring their children home during times of family crisis. This can be a difficult decision for family care providers in Idaho, but help is available. The Department of Justice has applied the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the area of website accessibility on a case-by-case basis. This principle is mentioned elsewhere in the final rule, but the Department believes it is important to include it here and to underscore the intention of Congress to apply it during the determination of whether a person falls within the ADA's definition of disability. When it comes to students with episodic disabilities or those in remission, school systems should provide reasonable modifications.
The Department agrees that, because the rule contains a specific exception and because the integration requirement is subject to the defenses provided in paragraph (a) of that section, it is more appropriate to use the word “shall” and, as a result, the Department is making that change in the final rule. In some cases, evidence supporting the claim that a person has a disability may be used simultaneously to demonstrate that the disability is substantially limiting. For example, a person with specific learning disabilities may need to approach reading or writing in a different way or under different conditions than most people in the general population, possibly using aids such as verbalization, visualization, decoding, or phonology. This effort required can support the determination that the person is substantially limited in an important activity of life such as reading or writing. The Department has also included provisions that refer to the design, construction, and alteration of detention and correctional facilities in the new paragraph (k) of § 35.151. This provision recognizes that while there are no disabilities “per se”, in certain cases individualized evaluation would lead to the conclusion that the disability substantially limits an important activity of life. In addition, service animals may be used by people with disabilities as long as they are trained to do specific tasks related to their disability. This distinguishes them from observant pets or support animals who may be able to discern when someone is in danger but are not trained to respond in any particular way. Finally, public entities will not need to provide individually prescribed devices such as readers for personal use or study due to the general provision of safe protection item by item in the final standards.
The Department expects to participate in the development of standards related to website accessibility under the ADA soon.