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Americanswithdisabilitiesact

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Unformatted text preview: ide education to each qualified student with a disability who is in its jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability. Americans with Disabilities Act Americans with Disabilities Act Applicable to places of public accommodation (arenas, stadiums) regardless of receipt of federal funds. Amendments Act Definition of disability must be interpreted in favor of broad coverage physical or mental impairments – physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one of more body systems. major life activity – expanded to include the operation of major bodily functions American with Disabilities Act American with Disabilities Act Titles Title I – Employment prohibits discrimination in recruitment, hiring, promotions, training, pay, social activities and other privileges of employment Title II – Public Services prohibits discrimination in public institutions and school districts right to sue letter form EEOC exceptions for bona...
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