Disability, discrimination, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Citation

O'Keeffe, J. (1994). Disability, discrimination, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In S. M. Bruyere, & J. O'Keeffe (Eds.), Implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for psychology (pp. 1-14). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Abstract

(from the chapter) the ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] has the potential to reduce and hopefully eliminate many forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities prevalence of disability / prevalence of discrimination / purpose and essential provisions of the ADA / definition of disability / qualified individual with a disability / reasonable accommodation / readily achievable and undue hardship / areas of the ADA needing clarification / remaining barriers (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)