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Episode 43 Resources: ADA and Employment: Disclosure and Reasonable Accommodations

Contents

ADA and Employment

ADA and Reasonable Accommodation

ADA and Disclosure

Workforce Opportunity and Innovation Act (WIOA)

Court Cases

Genetic Information

Additional Information and Questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • ADA National Network
    The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels. The ADA National Network has ten Regional Centers located throughout the United States that provide local assistance to ensure that the ADA is implemented wherever possible. The Centers are funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S. Department of Education.
    Link: www.adata.org
  • Southeast ADA Center
    A Member of the ADA National Network
    1-800-949-4232 (voice/TTY)
    E-mail: adasoutheast@law.syr.edu
    The Southeast ADA Center is one of 10 regional centers that provide accurate information on issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disability, and technology access. Our purpose is to teach the public how to comply with the ADA. The Southeast ADA Center serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. All calls are confidential!
    Link: www.adasoutheast.org
  • Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
    1-800-526-7234 (voice); 1-877-781-9403 (tty)
    E-mail: jan@askjan.org
    The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities. In addition to tailored worksite accommodations, JAN counsels on related issues such as interviewing and testing, policy modification, professional education and job-related travel. A service of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), JAN also educates about self-employment and small business ownership opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
    Link: askjan.org
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
    The EEOC enforces the ADA and other federal laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace.  EEOC also provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.
    Link: www.eeoc.gov