Caring for Our Children (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 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.
Child care programs must comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.