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Americans With Disabilities Act

The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment, public services, public accommodations, and telecommunications. Employees may self-identify any qualified disability as defined under ADA for which assistance is needed in carrying out their assigned duties.

Individuals with disabilities are defined under ADA as persons who either have or are regarded as having a record of a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Southern Polytechnic State University will make every effort possible to accommodate any employee needing assistance within the definitions of the law.