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Accessibility Guidelines

Effective Date: March 15, 2011

To accommodate mobility disabled persons:

Mobility Devices

Other personal assistance mobility devices, not specifically designed for disabilities, may be used provided:

All mobility devices, regardless of whether the device is a power-driven or non-power driven device must:

Validation of Mobility Disability

Persons with a mobility disability may show a valid, State-issued, disability parking placard or card, or other State-issued proof of disability that has been issued to them, or they may state that they are using the mobility device due to a mobility disability. Representatives of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum may not ask about the nature and extent of the individual's disability. Department of Justice ADA regulations also add that the claim of a mobility disability must be considered valid as long as it is not contradicted by observable fact.

Questions concerning these Guidelines should be directed to the above address or by e-mail at

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