Louisiana Department of Education                                              Employee Policies
Special School District (SSD)                                                           Effective Date: 8/12/2013

Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

It is the policy of SSD to abide by the requirements of the ADA. SSD does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities, or regarded as having disabilities.

SSD will provide reasonable accommodations, on request, to qualified individuals with disabilities. An individual who needs accommodation for a disability should make a request to the Human Resource Office. The Human Resources Director or Administrator or designee will work with the employee and the school or division to review the request and take necessary action.

Violations of this policy should be reported to the Human Resources Office.