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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADAAA) How to Manage Accommodation Requests

Course Code:  WTD076

Course Name:  The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADAAA) How to Manage Accommodation Requests

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  2 Hours

Audience:  Supervisors and Managers

Session Description:  President George W. Bush signed the ADAAA on October 8, 2008. On July 23, 2010 Attorney General Eric Holder signed the final regulations revising the ADA regulations. This training will provide an overview and update of the act(s) including the purpose(s) of the act, who is protected, who is not protected, employer responsibilities, employee responsibilities, and covered employment practices. KSU Office of General Counsel and the office of Employee Relations and Engagement will present the training.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Define the basic tenets of the act and the amended act.
  • Recognize situations when the interactive process may be indicated.
  • Initiate the interactive process or know who to call for assistance.
  • Identify reasonable accommodations for your department.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.