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41-1492.12. Interpretation of disability and substantially limits; definitions

A. A person shall define and construe a disability in favor of broad coverage of individuals under this article to the maximum extent permitted by the terms of this article.

B. A person shall interpret substantially limits consistently with the findings and purposes of the ADA amendments act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325; 122 Stat. 3553).

C. An impairment that substantially limits one major life activity need not limit other major life activities in order to be considered a disability.

D. An impairment that is episodic or in remission is a disability if it would substantially limit a major life activity when active.

E. The determination of whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity shall be made without regard to the ameliorative effects of mitigating measures such as:

1. Medication, medical supplies, equipment or appliances, low-vision devices, excluding ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses, prosthetics, including limbs and devices, hearing aids and cochlear implants or other implantable hearing devices, mobility devices or oxygen therapy equipment and supplies.

2. Use of assistive technology.

3. Reasonable accommodations or auxiliary aids or services.

4. Learned behavioral or adaptive neurological modifications.

F. The ameliorative effects of the mitigating measures of ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses shall be considered in determining whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity.

G. For the purposes of this section:

1. "Low-vision devices" means devices that magnify, enhance or otherwise augment a visual image.

2. "Ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses" means lenses that are intended to fully correct visual acuity or eliminate refractive error.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1492.12

41-1492.12. Interpretation of disability and substantially limits; definitions

A. A person shall define and construe a disability in favor of broad coverage of individuals under this article to the maximum extent permitted by the terms of this article.

B. A person shall interpret substantially limits consistently with the findings and purposes of the ADA amendments act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325; 122 Stat. 3553).

C. An impairment that substantially limits one major life activity need not limit other major life activities in order to be considered a disability.

D. An impairment that is episodic or in remission is a disability if it would substantially limit a major life activity when active.

E. The determination of whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity shall be made without regard to the ameliorative effects of mitigating measures such as:

1. Medication, medical supplies, equipment or appliances, low-vision devices, excluding ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses, prosthetics, including limbs and devices, hearing aids and cochlear implants or other implantable hearing devices, mobility devices or oxygen therapy equipment and supplies.

2. Use of assistive technology.

3. Reasonable accommodations or auxiliary aids or services.

4. Learned behavioral or adaptive neurological modifications.

F. The ameliorative effects of the mitigating measures of ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses shall be considered in determining whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity.

G. For the purposes of this section:

1. "Low-vision devices" means devices that magnify, enhance or otherwise augment a visual image.

2. "Ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses" means lenses that are intended to fully correct visual acuity or eliminate refractive error.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1492.12

41-1492.12. Interpretation of disability and substantially limits; definitions

A. A person shall define and construe a disability in favor of broad coverage of individuals under this article to the maximum extent permitted by the terms of this article.

B. A person shall interpret substantially limits consistently with the findings and purposes of the ADA amendments act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325; 122 Stat. 3553).

C. An impairment that substantially limits one major life activity need not limit other major life activities in order to be considered a disability.

D. An impairment that is episodic or in remission is a disability if it would substantially limit a major life activity when active.

E. The determination of whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity shall be made without regard to the ameliorative effects of mitigating measures such as:

1. Medication, medical supplies, equipment or appliances, low-vision devices, excluding ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses, prosthetics, including limbs and devices, hearing aids and cochlear implants or other implantable hearing devices, mobility devices or oxygen therapy equipment and supplies.

2. Use of assistive technology.

3. Reasonable accommodations or auxiliary aids or services.

4. Learned behavioral or adaptive neurological modifications.

F. The ameliorative effects of the mitigating measures of ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses shall be considered in determining whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity.

G. For the purposes of this section:

1. "Low-vision devices" means devices that magnify, enhance or otherwise augment a visual image.

2. "Ordinary eyeglasses or contact lenses" means lenses that are intended to fully correct visual acuity or eliminate refractive error.

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