Section 1557 of the ACA

Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination is Against the Law

Rigali & Walder Orthodontics complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  Rigali & Walder Orthodontics does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

     Rigali & Walder Orthodontics:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Joan Walder, D.M.D.

If you believe that Rigali & Walder Orthodontics has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: 

Joan Walder, D.M.D.
269 Locust Street 
Northampton, MA 01062 
United States 

Phone: (413) 586-8455 
Email: joanwalder@comcast.net

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Joan Walder, D.M.D. is available to help you. 

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201 
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)


Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html

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