An introduction to four major federal disability rights laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different discriminatory situations. Approximately 2 hours. Approved for 2 credits from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
Who has obligations under Title I of the ADA, who has rights, pre-employment do's and don'ts, the process for identifying and providing reasonable accommodations, requirements concerning medical information and confidentiality, how to troubleshoot job performance and safety issues and the complaint process. Approximately 2.5 hours. Approved for 2.5 credits from the HR Certification Institute and/or the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
Overview of the four major federal laws that require accessibility in new construction or alterations: the ADA, the Architectural Barriers Act, the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different projects. Approximately 90 minutes. Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW credits from the American Institute of Architects.
The Rights of People with Disabilities for Reasonable Accommodations and Reasonable Modifications in Housing: Untangling the Confusion
This course covers the rights of people with disabilities in housing under the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The focus is on reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications. We will address the definition of disability, the differences between accommodations and modifications, documentation of disability that a housing provider may require, associated costs, undue burden, fundamental alteration and the request process. Approximately 2 hours.