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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Helpline Resources

Equip for Equality’s Employment Rights Helpline has a library of self-advocacy resources for applicants and employees with disabilities.

Some of our fact sheets are available for download. If you are interested in a fact sheet not available for download, please contact us.

ADA Overview

Addressing Disability Harassment

Addressing Retaliation

Association and the ADA

Best Practices for Mediation

Best Practices for Meetings and Employee Worksheet

Best Practices for Your First Job as a Person With a Disability

Disclosing Your Disability

Disability Related Medical Exams and Inquiries Under the ADA

Documenting Discrimination and Employee Worksheet

Employment Rights Under the ADA

How to File a Charge of Discrimination

How to Mitigate Your Damages

How to Request a Copy of Your Personnel File and Template Letter

Interplay Between the ADA and the FMLA

Job Restructuring as a Reasonable Accommodation

Marijuana/Cannabis in the Workplace

Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS): Ticket to Work Program

Planning for a Medical or Mental Health Emergency

Qualified Under the ADA

Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA

Reassignment as a Reasonable Accommodation and Template Letter

Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation and Template Letter

Service Animals in the Workplace

Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation

Last updated: March 25, 2021

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