Photo Album for New England Facilities
& Visitor Services Workshop, April 2000
Learning about museums' obligations
Kathy Gips (standing) spoke and answered questions about museums'
obligations to two federal laws: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act (1973) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990). Gips
is the director of project training at Adaptive
Environments Inc., a Disability and Business Technical
Assistance Center (DBTAC) located in Boston. Call 1/800-949-4232
to reach the DBTAC in your region.
Myra Berloff, assistant director for community services at the Massachusetts Office on Disability, followed. She spoke and answered questions about accessibility requirements as they relate to visitor services.
Michael Muehe (seated center) is the ADA coordinator for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He tailored his remarks to accessibility requirements for facilities.