Disability laws applicable to Georgia Tech and all higher education institutions include:
- The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), which prohibit discrimination against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities;
- The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), which prohibits recipients of federal funds from discriminating against individuals with disabilities; and
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows eligible employees to take up to twelve (12) weeks of leave in order to deal with their own illness or that of a close family member.
Please visit ADA Campus Accommodations for additional information.