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Can my Mental Health Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCMH)

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complete my ADA request for...
Can my Mental Health Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCMH) complete my ADA request for accommodation to my employer?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Delaware
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: State Government, Not Union, Full Time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think that's all, thank you
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Thank you for your patience. The answer to your question is yes. Generally, so long as you have a health professional who can authorize the extent of your disability, then the employer is required to accept it in its consideration of giving you reasonable accommodations. In addition, many cases, medical documentation doesn't even need to be provided if the extent of your disability is obvious and you make the request.

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