42 U.S.C. § 12102 : US Code - Section 12102: Definitions
Search 42 U.S.C. § 12102 : US Code - Section 12102: Definitions
As used in this chapter:
(1) Auxiliary aids and services
The term "auxiliary aids and services" includes -
(A) qualified interpreters or other effective methods of
making aurally delivered materials available to individuals
with hearing impairments;
(B) qualified readers, taped texts, or other effective
methods of making visually delivered materials available to
individuals with visual impairments;
(C) acquisition or modification of equipment or devices; and
(D) other similar services and actions.
The term "disability" means, with respect to an individual -
(A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits
one or more of the major life activities of such individual;
(B) a record of such an impairment; or
(C) being regarded as having such an impairment.
The term "State" means each of the several States, the District
of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American
Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific
Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities