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About this Brochure 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 was written by Sheila D. Duston, an attorney/mediator practicing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, in September, 2001, and 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. These updates, and the development of new brochures, were funded by Cornell, the National ADA Center Network, and other supporters. The full text of this brochure, and others in this series, can be found at More information on accessibility and accommodation is available from the ADA National Network at 800.949.4232 (voice/ TTY),


A revised and updated edition of this brochure has been produced and is available at:

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