Americans With Disabilities Act in Business: Definition, Summary & Regulations


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Who is subject to the ADA?

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1. Who enforces the ADA?

2. Which is not a key concept underlying the ADA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is designed to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on how such discrimination prevention applies in the workplace. You'll understand key protections provided by the ADA, and who is responsible for complying with them and enforcing them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • How the ADA defines disability
  • Who has to follow the ADA
  • Who enforces the ADA
  • Key concepts behind the ADA, and how they're enforced

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the ADA defines disability
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as undue hardship and reasonable accommodation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about examples of alleged professional discrimination based on disability in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ADA, review the accompanying lesson on the Americans With Disabilities Act for Businesses. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define a disability for the purposes of the ADA
  • Understand what the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is and how it enforces the ADA
  • Differentiate between reasonable accommodations employers must provide and accommodations that may bring undue hardship