November is National Family Caregiver Month (see President Biden's proclamation commemorating Family Caregiver Month, available https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/10/29/a-proclamation-on-national-family-caregivers-month-2021/).
There are several resources available on the rights of caregivers and the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA). Many of the resources have been collected from the ADA National Network, federal agencies, and other organizations.
- The ADA and Caregivers: Frequently Asked Questions
- Job Accommodation Network's Accommodation and Compliance: Caregivers
- EEOC's Employer Best Practices for Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities
If you have a question about your rights as a family caregiver under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA, call the Great Lakes ADA Center at (800) 949-4232 for free ADA help. If you are unable to find a resource or materials for your specific need or interest, contact ADA-Indiana byor by phone (800) 825-4733.