Definition of Disability Under the ADA: A Practical Overview and Update
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Duston, Sheila D.; Bruyere, Susanne M.
This brochure is one of a series on human resources practices and workplace accommodations for persons with disabilities edited by Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC, Director, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University ILR School. This publication was written in September, 2001 by Sheila D. Duston, an attorney-mediator practicing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. It was updated in 2010 by Beth Reiter, an independent legal consultant, Ithaca, N.Y., with assistance from Sara Furguson, a Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute ILR student research assistant.
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A revised and updated edition of this brochure has been produced and is available at: https://hdl.handle.net/1813/90046
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