Analysis Of The American Disability Act (ADA)

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The American Disability Act (ADA) protects individual’s civil rights that have disabilities assuring equal opportunity (U.S. Equal, 2008). Reasonable accommodations according to the ADA is defined as any modification or alteration to a specific job or the work environment that allows the individuals with disabilities to get the same rights and privileges as the one’s without disabilities (U.S. Equal, 2008). Individuals must meet certain criteria to qualify for such accommodations enforced by the ADA. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,

The guidelines for a reasonable accommodation include: (1) individual who has a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activies; (2) has a record of such

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