Reasonably accommodating disabilities

Summer camps are legally required to make reasonable accommodations to accept children with disabilities, U. Under the ADA, summer camps, both private and those run by municipalities, must make reasonable modification to enable campers with disabilities to participate fully in all camp programs and activities. To help ensure that children with disabilities receive the opportunity to attend summer camp, the U. Attorney’s Office recently sent the attached flyer to hundreds of summer camps located within the Eastern District of Michigan reminding them of their obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

This generally means that children with disabilities are entitled to attend any camp or activity that non-disabled children attend, that camps must evaluate each child on an individual basis and that camps must train their staff in the requirements of the ADA.

The University of Texas System will make reasonable workplace accommodation for any applicant or employee with a disability that does not constitute an undue hardship. System Administration to nondiscrimination in the employment of persons with disabilities. Medical and disability-related records will be maintained separately and will be accessible only to authorized personnel.

Job postings will include a statement that a reasonable workplace accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services. If a reasonable workplace accommodation is implemented, the Office of Employee Services will periodically confer with the employee with the disability to determine the continuing need for the accommodation.

System Administration to provide equal access and opportunity to applicants and employees having a known physical or mental impairment as defined under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, or the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. 4.1 Reasonable accommodation will be made unless departmental management can demonstrate that doing so would cause an undue hardship for the U. All offices and individuals responsible for reviewing and analyzing the request will maintain the confidentiality of all medical and disability-related information concerning applicants and employees.

System prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all aspects of the application process and the employment relationship. 4.2 A department head who believes that a requested accommodation would constitute undue hardship must submit a written statement of explanation.