ALI-ABA Live Webcast: ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Philadelphia, PA
  • Prior Case Law on Disability and Substantially Limited
  • The Legislative Effort to Override Controlling ADA Interpretations
  • The New "Broad Coverage" Standard
  • The New Bar for "Mitigating Measures
  • "The New Definition of "Major Life Activity," including Thinking and Concentrating3
  • The Expansion of the "Regarded As" Disabled Theory of Discrimination
  • Defining "Auxiliary Aids and Services" Expressly To Include Readers and Interpreter
  • Coverage of Episodic Impairments and Impairments in Remission
  • The Ordinary Eyeglass or Contact Lenses Provision