Confidentiality under the ADA and other laws

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Description

What rights do people with disabilities have to keep their disability-related information private? And what responsibilities do ADA covered entities have with respect to confidentiality? This session will explore confidentiality rights and responsibilities under the ADA, its implementing regulations and subsequent case law. The session will also explore other relevant federal laws related to confidentiality including the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

Speakers

Alan Goldstein Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor Director of Legal Services, Equip for Equality