201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), (ADA TRACKER) - Americans with Disabilities Act Reasonable Accommodation. Questions/Assistance: Please contact us at slds@osu.edu or 614-292-3307. PUBLIC PROGRAM or SERVICE RECIPIENTS)--For purposes of receiving services, education or training, qualified individuals with disabilities are disabled persons who meet the essential eligibility requirements established by the service, education or training. Please contact your Access Specialist with your request. An employer generally may request documentation to support the need for an accommodation, with important exceptions. PREGNANCY OR PREGNANCY RELATED CONDITION ACCOMMODATION REQUEST FORM The University of Utah is committed to nondiscrimination, diversity and inclusiveness of all individuals. For more information, visit the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website. Missouri State University takes all concerns of discrimination and harassment seriously. If you have trouble accessing this page and need to request an alternate format, contact sl-accessibility@osu.edu. Major life activities include, but are not limited to: caring for oneself, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating and working, and the operation of major bodily functions. The employee or program participant must be promptly notified of the outcome of their accommodations request after the interactive process has been completed and all necessary documentation is reviewed. Any person who alleges discrimination on the basis of disability, including alleged failure to accommodate, in the provision of employment, services, activities, programs or benefits by MDH may file a complaint with OEOP. If you are seeking an exemption from this requirement, please submit a COVID-related accommodation request. If the task analysis is not returned in a timely manner (e.g., within 14 days) or remains unclear, the employee may be referred to the State Medical Director for the completion of the task analysis. PREGNANCY OR PREGNANCY RELATED CONDITION ACCOMMODATION REQUEST FORM The University of Utah is committed to nondiscrimination, diversity and inclusiveness of all individuals. Face masks must be worn in indoor settings, including, but not limited to: classrooms, common areas, residence halls, conference rooms, shared office spaces, hallways, buses and shared vehicles on all Ohio State campuses. (Note: requests may be made in writing or verbal. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals for opposing an alleged discriminatory activity or participating in the investigation of an alleged violation of discrimination. No form required. 2 Cal. Creating The Extraordinary Student Experience, Check out what's happening in Student Life, submit a COVID-related accommodation request, Academic flexibility during your isolation or quarantine period, Remote attendance/participation for on-campus academic requirements, Additional/enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE), Alternative arrangements for face covering requirement, If you are making a request due to having a medical condition or disability that is impacted by COVID-19, please upload documentation with your request form. For more information, visit the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website. No form required. Internal complaints may be filed in writing or by contacting the MDH Equal Access Compliance Manager. Qualified individual with a disability (EMPLOYMENT)--A person with a disability who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education and other job-related requirements of the employment position the individual holds or desires, and who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*). To request accommodations, please complete the Pregnancy & Childbirth Accommodation Request Form. This law requires that under these circumstances, the pregnancy be treated as a temporary disability under any health or temporary disability insurance or sick leave plan available in connection with employment. --The interactive process is an informal contact involving both the requesting party and the determining party, where the precise job limitation(s) resulting from the disability is identified and potential reasonable accommodations that could overcome those limitations are discussed. Code Regs. Interactive Process--The interactive process is an informal contact involving both the requesting party and the determining party, where the precise job limitation(s) resulting from the disability is identified and potential reasonable accommodations that could overcome those limitations are discussed. Phone: 614-292-3307 | Fax: 614-292-4190 | VP: 614-500-4445 | General Questions: slds@osu.edu | Exam/Quiz Accommodations: slds-exam@osu.edu COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Immunocompromised state from solid organ transplant, Obesity (Body Mass Index of 30 or higher), Serious heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies, Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain), Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids or use of other immune weakening medicines, Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues). Pregnancy and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Lactation Accommodations. Pregnant women must be treated the same as other students with temporary medical conditions that require treatment. If the request is submitted directly to EACU, the MDH Equal Access Compliance Manager will discuss with both the requesting party and employer/public entity the nature of the reasonable accommodation request, the possibilities of granting the accommodation and alternatives for resolving the matter. Procedures outlined in this document have been established to assist MDH employees with maintaining compliance with State and Federal statutes and laws. It is unlawful for an employer to place a pregnant employee on leave because of pregnancy when she has not requested leave. The medical documentation must also substantiate why the requested reasonable accommodation is needed. The medical documentation should explain the disability and functional limitations. Employers are required to recognize disabilities caused by pregnancy or childbirth as temporary disabilities for all job-related purposes and shall explore with the employee all possible means of providing the reasonable accommodation throughout the duration of the employee’s pregnancy without creating an undue hardship to the employer. We will review and consider all pieces of documentation submitted. First, pregnancy-related medical conditions may themselves be disabilities under the ADA, even though pregnancy itself is not an ADA disability. The list of factors may evolve as information about COVID is discovered, so please visit the CDC coronavirus webpage for the most up to date and complete listing. Once the request has been made, the designated party will meet with the program participant or employee to clarify the request and only if necessary, request that the employee or participant submit sufficient medical documentation. Undue Hardship--MDH has a statutory obligation to provide a requested reasonable accommodation only if such a modification or adjustment does not cause an undue hardship. As an alternative to contacting the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, a program participant may file with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, 150 South Independence Mall, Suite 372, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, 1- 800-368-1019 (Phone), 215-861-4431 (Fax) Website: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/complaints/index.html  within 180 of the alleged violation. Please contact your Access Specialist with your request. These protections apply to an employee’s pregnancy and pregnancy-related health conditions, which include health conditions during pregnancy and after the birth of the baby, such as the need to breastfeed or express milk. You or your instructors can contact us with any questions or concerns. Gov. The CDC provides guidance on health-related factors which may increase the risk of complications from COVID-19. After you have submitted a request, we will send you an email stating our support for academic flexibility during your quarantine/isolation. 098 Baker Hall, 113 W. 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 Employers are also required to have a written lactation policy that meets certain requirements under the law and … Yes. Further, this law requires that employers post in a conspicuous location, and include in any employee handbook, information concerning the employee’s rights regarding this law. The designated party should not request documentation that is unrelated to determining the limitation and the necessity for an accommodation (e.g., requesting entire medical records or asking the requesting party’s health care provider to reveal limitations not related to the request). Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits educational institutions from discrimination on the basis of sex, including pregnancy and parenting status. All complaints or suspicions of potential discrimination, harassment or retaliation will be promptly investigated. We at Student Life Disability Services (SLDS), in conjunction with the Office of Institutional Equity, will work with students who are most vulnerable to complications from COVID-19 to ensure that they have the necessary resources to participate in university life as safely as possible. The certification shall include:  date a reasonable accommodation is medically advisable; probable duration; explanation as to the medical advisability of the reasonable accommodation. (Note: requests may be made in writing or verbal. (e.g., the medical limitation is not obvious and/or the nexus between the accommodation request and the self-identified disability is unclear.) Such an impact is determined by the cost of the accommodation in relation to the size, total financial resources, legitimate safety concerns, nature and structure of the employer’s business and the facility providing the accommodation. In this case, all finances and resources under Maryland State Government will be considered for MDH requests. Missouri State University takes all concerns of discrimination and harassment seriously. Undue hardship is defined as a request that poses a significant negative impact on the expenses and/or resources of the organization. If you attend a regional campus, please contact your respective Disability Services office. Information obtained by the employer regarding the medical condition or history of the applicant or employee must be maintained on separate forms and in separate files from the personnel record. (See FAQ for details). Masks must also be worn in outdoor spaces on campus, even when individuals can maintain appropriate physical distancing. The Equal Access Compliance Manager will make every attempt to resolve the complaint as soon as possible. First, please take care of yourself. 30 calendar days after the alleged violation, by contacting: Interpretation, Translation, and Visual Communication Services. You may submit a request for COVID-related accommodations for any of the following reasons: We may approve a wide range of COVID-19 related accommodations, including: If you have concerns about the modality of your autumn 2020 courses, you should first contact your academic advisor to discuss possible adjustments to your schedule to meet your needs.