DAA. Americans with Disabilities Act

PURPOSE

To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This policy applies to all employees of South Plains College.

POLICY

The college’s policy and practice is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and ensure equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons with disabilities.

"Disability" includes a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more life activities, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. "Physical or mental impairment" includes orthopedic disorders, visual, speech and hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, HIV infection, cancer, heart disease, mental retardation, emotional illness, specific learning disabilities, drug addiction, and alcoholism.

The College is committed to ensuring non-discrimination in all terms, conditions and privileges of employment. Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants, including work site accessibility. Individuals should contact their supervisor concerning an accommodation.

 


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