Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Demo

Certificate Course
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Clock Hours: 1Hr
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The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination based on disability by protecting qualified individuals with disabilities from employment discrimination and by requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations. The Americans with Disabilities Act also protects qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in many areas of higher education, including admission, academics, and research. It applies to all postsecondary educational programs, whether or not their receive federal financial assistance.

Upon completing this course, learners will be able to:

Identify the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Define disability and qualified individual.
Describe rules related to medical inquiries about current and potential employees.
Define reasonable accommodation and identify types of reasonable accommodations.