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

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ADA and Employment

ADA and Reasonable Accommodation

ADA and Disclosure

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

Disclaimer

The Southeast ADA Center provides these links as a courtesy and does not endorse, take responsibility, or exercise control of the organization nor vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the contents of the link destination. The information is intended solely as informal guidance and is neither a determination of legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA. The contents of this publication are developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant #90DP0090-01-00). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this publication do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. The information, materials, and/or technical assistance provided by the Southeast ADA Center are intended solely as informal guidance, and are neither a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the Act, nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the ADA. The Southeast ADA Center does not warrant the accuracy of any information contained herein. Any links to non-Southeast ADA Center information are provided as a courtesy, and are neither intended to, nor do they constitute, an endorsement of the linked materials.