Caring for Our Childen (CFOC)

Chapter 10: Licensing and Community Action

10.3 Licensing Agency

10.3.3 Licensing Role with Staff Credentials, Child Abuse Prevention, and ADA Compliance

10.3.3.5: Licensing Agency Role in Communicating the Importance of Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act


Licensing agencies should consistently make known the requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act that child care programs must follow.
RATIONALE
Child care programs must comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
COMMENTS
Procedures for evaluating allegations of physical and emotional abuse may or may not be the purview of the licensing agency. This responsibility may fall to another agency to which the licensing agency refers child abuse allegations.
TYPE OF FACILITY
Center, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home