Does the ADA protect mental illness?

Does the ADA protect mental illness?

In most cases, individuals with diagnosed mental health conditions are covered under the ADA and have a right to job accommodations. Read the EEOC Enforcement Guidance on the ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities for more information.

When did the ADA include mental illness?

In recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month this month, and celebrating 25 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), we answer the question: How are people with mental illness protected against discrimination in the workplace?

What is a good job for someone with special needs?

8 Job Ideas for Adults with Special Needs
  • Retail. ...
  • Kitchen/Culinary. ...
  • Hotel/Hospitality. ...
  • Animal Care. ...
  • The Arts. ...
  • Vocational Counselor. ...
  • Physicians Assistant/Pharmaceutical Sales. ...
  • Almost Any Career That Lets You Work from Home.

Who is a famous person with a disability?

Nick Vujicic is another world-famous celebrity with a disability, and founder of Life Without Limbs - an organization for people with physical disabilities. Vujicic was born in 1982 with no limbs.