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Diabetes and Civil Rights Laws
General civil rights resources
CDC Diabetes Factsheets. web: http://www.cdc.gov/omh/AMH/factsheets/diabetes.htm
Employer Healthcare Alliance Cooperative. Tools to assist: Assessment tools for employers (of employees
Job Accommodation Network: “Volume 02, Issue 04: How to Determine Whether a Person Has a
Disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);” Linda Carter Batiste, J.D. Web page viewed on 01/01/07.
Job Accommodation Network. “Ideas for writing an accommodation request letter;” Linda Carter Batiste, J.D.; 11/06/2006. web: http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/accommrequestltr.html.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP): “What is the Legal Definition of a Disability?” web: http://www.ucp.org/ucp_channeldoc.cfm/1/13/12632/12632-12632/6184
U.S. Department of Labor. Family and Medical
Leave Act (FMLA) information.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. For more information on the Supreme Court rulings and their impact on determining whether specific individuals meet the definition of "disability," consult the Instructions for Field Offices: Analyzing ADA Charges After Supreme Court Decisions Addressing "Disability" and "Qualified," which can be found on EEOC's website at http://www.eeoc.gov.
Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
ADA Information Line
Regional ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers
U.S. Department of Justice - “A Guide to Disability Rights” web: http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/cguide.htm.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. web at: http://www.eeoc.gov/abouteeo/overview_practices.html
American Diabetes Association - A nonprofit organization that actively advocates for diabetes rights in schools and the workplace.
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