Disability-related inquiries and examinations of employees must be “job-related and consistent with business necessity.” According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC, 2005), the federal agency charged with enforcing the ADA, a medical inquiry or examination is job-related and consistent with business necessity when: For additional information, visit: Enforcement Guidance: Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations of Employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at
Note: Educators may develop some of the limitations discussed below, but seldom develop all of them.
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An office administrator at a university had mobility issues and used a cane.
The elevator had been broken, so the employee was accommodated with telework on a part-time basis and a temporary office set up on the ground floor.
The Occupation and Industry Series is a starting point in the accommodation process and may not address every situation.With the high standards teachers are held to, along with the myriad skills they are required to master and the tasks they accomplish on a daily basis, teachers with disabilities may need reasonable accommodations to effectively perform their jobs.They may need accommodations related to cognitive, mental health, motor, sensory, and other disabilities. For more information about how to determine whether a person has a disability under the ADA, visit JAN.org/corner/vol05iss04 The ADA regulates when employers can ask medical questions of job applicants, new hires, and employees.Once an employer makes a job offer, but before the new hire actually starts working, employers can ask any medical questions they want as long as they ask all new employees in the same job category the same questions.At this stage, the new hire must disclose a disability if asked (EEOC, 1992).