Such a question could violate the ADA because the answer is likely to elicit information regarding disabilities
. Consequently, it may be wise to postpone the polygraph examination to the post-conditional offer stage.
Half of the statements concern hearing disabilities
, and the other half deal with hearing handicaps.
Monica Robinson, 40, president and founder of African Americans with Disabilities
Inc., based in Pittsburgh, is certain that racism plays a major role in keeping African Americans with disabilities
locked out of the job market or relegated to marginal positions.
Instead, she said, many of their disabilities
are lifestyle-related, part of normal aging or a result of genetics.
Three federal statutes have been designed to protect students with disabilities
The issue has now been cleared up, and accountants are trying to figure how much is already owed to military retirees with disabilities
The most recent reauthorization of this legislation, the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Improvement Act of 2004 (P.L.
The purpose of this research was to ascertain if teachers with dyslexia and dyscalculia perceive that their learning disabilities
have affected their adult lives, including their teaching.
Despite the existence of a plethora of empirical and anecdotal studies assessing attitudes towards persons with disabilities
, the vast majority of these deal primarily with adult perceptions and societal views (Olkin, 1999; Smart, 2001; Yuker, 1988).
But those with disabilities
are a group not to be forgotten.
Ruth O'Brien, Voices from the Edge: Narratives about the Americans with Disabilities
But profound changes also are occurring in dental practices throughout the entire country as increasing numbers of youngsters (and the not so young) with intellectual and developmental disabilities
have become dependent upon local community practitioners for needed oral health services.