ADA Simulation and Resolution

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ADA Simulation and Resolution Introduction The scenario in this study is based on an ADA simulation transcription concerning a second-year student at State College who is majoring in music and uses a wheelchair to get around. This student has not been able to use the music building due to the tall steps and no ramps. While the student has had others carry him into the building to use the facilities this presents a great hassle and is detrimental to his studies in music. It is stated that because of the age and historical architectural significance of the building it would take more than $1 million to add the ramps and make the building ADA complaint. This work in writing will address this situation and state a resolution to the situations. I. The ADA Act 1990 The American with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990 for the purpose of preventing discrimination against people with disabilities in the workforce and in businesses and other places that are open to the public. The ADA states that "reasonable accommodations" must be made for many types of disability. (1990 ) The only way that an employer can refuse to accommodate employees with disabilities in the workplace is if the accommodation that would enable the disabled person to perform their job is not reasonable. The ADA Title 1, Section 101(1) defines undue hardship to mean "an action requiring significant difficulty or expense when considered in light of the factors set forth in subparagraph. Factors to be considered
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