II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
release by the United States Department of Justice, Eastern District of
Louisiana, concerning the following Settlement Agreement, was issued on
September 8, 2004, by Jim Letten, United StatesAttorney.
The text of the agreement can be found at : http://www.ada.gov/waparish911.htm
accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities
Act, the Communication District of Washington Parish will not discriminate
against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in
the District's services, programs, or activities. Individuals who use
telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDD's) will be provided direct access
to the District's telephone emergency services, including 9-1-1 services.
The District will provide telephone emergency services to individuals who use
TDD's that are as effective as provided to others.