Dismissal of Lawsuit Asserting Licensure Testing Procedure for Professionals Violated ADA for Failing to Reasonably Accommodate Examinees Mental Disability Reversed, Remanded for Further Consideration

Feaster v. Florida, 846 So. 2d 1238 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2003), vacated & remanded for further consideration in light of Tennessee v. Lane (2005)

Many professionals, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and attorneys, are required to be licensed in the state in which they desire to provide services. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits states from discriminating on the basis of a disability in providing access to their services, programs, or activities...

Found in DMHL Volume 24 Issue 2