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Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Highlands County will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in County programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Highlands County, should contact Amanda Tyner, ADA/EEO Coordinator, at 863-402-6509 (Voice), via Florida Relay Services 711, by e-mail tmorgan@hcbcc.org by regular mail at 600 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring FL 33870 request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services.

The ADA does not require Highlands County to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden. The County will strive to provide its services, programs and activities in the most accessible manner that is feasible.

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Highlands County is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Amanda Tyner, ADA/EEO Coordinator, at 863-402-6509 (Voice), via Florida Relay Services 711, by e-mail tmorgan@hcbcc.org, by regular mail at 600 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring FL 33870 request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services.