Qualified Individual With Handicaps Law and Legal Definition

According to 3 CFR 102.103 (Title 3 - The President; 2010 Compilation Chapter I -Executive Office Of The President; Part 102-Enforcement Of Nondiscrimination On The Basis Of Handicap In Programs Or Activities Conducted By The Executive Office Of The President), Qualified Individual With Handicaps means (1) “With respect to preschool, elementary, or secondary education services provided by the agency, an individual with handicaps who is a member of a class of persons otherwise entitled by statute, regulation, or agency policy to receive education services from the agency;

(2) With respect to any other agency program or activity under which a person is required to perform services or to achieve a level of accomplishment, an individual with handicaps who meets the essential eligibility requirements and who can achieve the purpose of the program or activity without modifications in the program or activity that the agency can demonstrate would result in a fundamental alteration in its nature;

(3) With respect to any other program or activity, an individual with handicaps who meets the essential eligibility requirements for participation in, or receipt of benefits from, that program or activity; and

(4) "Qualified handicapped person" as that term is defined for purposes of employment in 29 CFR 1613.702(f), which is made applicable to this regulation by § 102.140.”