ADHD at Work Is ADHD a Disability? Your Legal Rights at Work. If ADHD symptoms make it hard for you to work, you may be legally disabled. Here, an employment attorney explains your rights in the workplace, the laws that protect you, and what accommodations might be necessary to Author: Carl Sherman, Ph.D.
Your Workplace Rights with ADHD. ADHD is a protected disability, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Which means you may be eligible for work accommodations and protections from discrimination. Read on to learn whether you meet the ADA conditions, and what legal precedence is Author: ADHD Editorial Board.
ADD and ADHD are also being diagnosed in adults more and more, and it can lead to various issues in the workplace. What is ADD and ADHD Workplace Discrimination? ADD and ADHD workplace discrimination occurs when an employer discriminates against an Author: Jose Rivera.
ADHD isn’t always classified as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of (ADAAA). People with ADHD are only considered disabled (in the technical, legal sense of the word) if the ADHD substantially limits them in a major life activity, like self-care activities, seeing, hearing, working, and learning.