Americans with Disabilities Act Overview

Human Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act Overview

  • Category Human Resources
  • Authors William D. Goren
  • Variants
    1. Full Course - 31 minutes
      This course is designed for all faculty and staff.

This course is designed to provide an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it might apply in schools. It covers ADA basics, such as what qualifies as a disability and reasonable accommodation, program accessibility under title II, the differences between the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act and the ADA, and effective communication in the educational context.

Expert Authors

William D. Goren

William D. Goren has more than 25 years of experience dealing with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as an attorney. In particular, he provides consulting, counseling, representation, and training services involving compliance with the ADA, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and related laws. He is also a trained mediator and a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitrator. He is the author of Understanding the ADA and numerous articles on the rights of persons with disabilities.