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Laws and Legal Protections

Individuals with ADHD may seek accommodations in the workplace or in higher education to help them reach their full potential and achieve success. Although a diagnosis of ADHD is usually the first step toward finding treatments and interventions to address the symptoms of ADHD, a formal diagnosis itself does not guarantee that the adult with ADHD has the right to receive accommodations in the workplace or higher education setting. This section provides an overview of the legal requirements and protections afforded individuals appropriately diagnosed with ADHD.*


*Information found here on legal protections and other materials produced by the National Resource Center on ADHD: A Program of CHADD are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. 

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