Is Depression a Disability Under the ADA?

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Some disabilities are invisible to the outside viewer, but that does not make them any less legitimate when it comes to disability claims. Depression and other mental or emotional disorders can qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). According to the ADA, a disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially […]

What Rights Do Children with Disabilities Have at School?

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News stories involving the treatment of children with disabilities at school are common. Recently, a child with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy had to miss school for three days because his federally mandated classroom aide was out sick and there was no one qualified and available to replace the aide, according to the Reno Gazette Journal. In […]