ACCOMMODATION FOR APPLICANT WITH DISABILITY

OBJECTIVE

The NSRBA will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the application process.

PURPOSE

This policy provides guidelines regarding the accommodation of qualified applicants with disabilities.

ELIGIBILITY

This policy applies to all qualified applicants with a disability who may require reasonable accommodations during the application process.

PROCESS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

The NSRBA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with a disability during the application process.  If a qualified  applicant requests an accommodation, the NSRBA will consult with the qualified  applicant and provide reasonable accommodations according to the applicant’s accessibility needs due to his/her disability.

DEFINITION:

An individual with a disability is a person with a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities that the average person in the general population can perform

Reasonable accommodation is defined as a modification or adjustment to the application process or the environment that enables a qualified applicant with a disability to be considered for certification that will not cause “undue hardship” to the application process.

Qualified applicants with a disability is defined as one who possesses the required skills, education, experience and training for a position, and who can, with reasonable accommodation, perform the essential functions of the position the individual desires or holds.