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Disclaimers and Comment Policy

Information Disclaimer

The information provided using this website is only intended to be general summary information for the public. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations.

Guest Contributions on the ACL Website

The ACL website includes contributions from leaders and advocates in the aging and disability communities. We believe their unique perspectives and insights can help spark discussions, further the exchange of ideas and best practices, and ultimately help further our goal of ensuring that people with disabilities and older adults are able to live, work, and play in the communities they choose.

The views and opinions expressed in these guest contributions reflect solely those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Administration for Community Living or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Comments Policy

We value feedback and dialog, and we encourage you to share your thoughts on the topics covered in our blog. The views expressed in comments reflect those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Administrations for Community Living or the Federal Government. 

We want to publish your comments, but we expect comments generally to be courteous. To that end, we typically will not post comments that include:

  • obscene, indecent, or profane language;

  • threats or defamatory statements;

  • hate speech, including but not limited to that which is directed at race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identification, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, or disability;

  • overtly political commentary; or

  • promotion/endorsement of services or products (although non-commercial links that are relevant to the topic or another comment are acceptable).

Your comments are welcome at any time, but please understand that this blog is monitored only during regular business hours. Comments generally will be posted within one business day of submission.

To submit a comment, we ask you to provide your name and a valid email address. Your name will be published, but your email address will not.

To protect your privacy, please do not include personal information (e.g., an e-mail address or phone number) in the text of your comment. If you are posting a comment in your professional capacity and would like readers to be able to reach you, please feel free to include your contact information.

Thank you for taking the time to read this comment policy. We encourage your participation in our discussion and look forward to an active exchange of ideas. If you would prefer to communicate directly with ACL rather than leave a comment, or if you have questions about this comment policy, please contact us at

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Our website has links to many other federal agencies, and in a few cases we link to private organizations. You are subject to the privacy policies of other sites when you leave

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. Government or ACL. ACL is not responsible for the contents of any “off-site” webpage referenced from this server.

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Intrusion Detection

This site is maintained by the U.S. Government. It is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal courts.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

Last modified on 10/09/2018

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