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Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor

Individual with a Disability

Under Federal disability nondiscrimination laws, this term means an individual, applicant, employee or participant who:

  • has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual;
  • has a record of such an impairment; or
  • is regarded as having such an impairment.

See, e.g., 29 CFR 1630.2(g) (ADA Title I); 28 CFR 35.104 (ADA Title II); 29 CFR 60-741.2(n) (Section 503); 29 CFR 32.2 (Section 504); 29 CFR 37.4