The DA cannot be found liable for failing to provide a reasonable accommodation
if an employee does not request one and DA is otherwise unaware of the need for one.
If reasonable accommodation
requests to employees have been denied based on a determination that they did not satisfy the "disability" requirements of the ADA, reconsider whether the ADAAA changes that analysis.
Aside from the law, providing a reasonable accommodation
to an employee who has already proven their value to the organization is a sound, ethical business decision.
Under the ADA, documentation is sufficient if it describes: the "nature, severity and duration" of the employee's disability; which activity(s) the disability limits and to what extent; and how a requested reasonable accommodation
would allow the disabled employee to continue working and performing the essential functions of the job.
Do not tell your employer that you are disabled or that you will be needing reasonable accommodations
until after you have completed the work outlined below.
To establish an ADA claim a student-athlete must show: he has a disability, the defendant is subject to the ADA, and that he was denied the opportunity to participate in or benefit from services or accommodations on the basis of his disability and that reasonable accommodations
could be made that do not fundamentally alter the nature of the defendant's services or accommodations.
is any change or adjustment to a job or work environment that permits a qualified employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job or to enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment equal to those enjoyed by other employees.
is defined as any change or adjustment to a job or work environment that permits a qualified applicant or employee to participate in the interview process, perform the job or simply enjoy the same benefit or opportunity of people without disabilities.
Zunker also reminded counselors that the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA; West, 1993) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations
to individuals with disabilities.
The court held that the tests were a violation of the inmate's right to free exercise of religion, but the inmate was required to prove that he "sincerely held" the religious beliefs professed by him, and that he was denied reasonable accommodation
for the exercise of his beliefs.
A psychiatrist in a fitness-for-duty exam may also be called upon to decide what is a reasonable accommodation
for a person with a psychiatric disability.
Gordon explains that the primary rule is that while a residence must offer reasonable accommodation
, it does not have to change its basic program.