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Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Guide for Veterans

About 25% of recent veterans report having a service-connected disability, as compared to about thirteen percent of all veterans. Common injuries experienced by veterans include missing limbs, spinal cord injuries, burns, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), hearing loss, traumatic brain injuries, and other impairments. This guide is intended to answer questions you may have about your rights as an injured veteran, now that you have left the service and are returning to a civilian j more...

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ADA Rights for Service Members with Disabilities

This handbook is produced by the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and addresses the rights of service members under the Americans with Disabilities Act, including reasonable accommodation in employment and customer service. January 2010 more...

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EEOC issues new guidelines on veteran employment

How employers can prevent disability-based discrimination and provide reasonable accommodations more...

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Employer Accommodations for Veterans with PTSD

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has several resources on accommodations that employers can make for veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Employers are required to make reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The accommodations associated with PTSD are often inexpensive. Click the link for a list of accommodations employers can make for veteran employees living with PTSD. more...

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Employment-related help resources for people with disabilities

The Employment section of disability.gov helps you find both national and state-based offices that help people with disabilities get training, job search support and other employment-related services. more...

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