DOJ LETTER ON SENSORY, MANUAL, OR SPEAKING SKILL
A letter written by DOJ was in response to questions put to it by the Federal Appellate Court. (Rawdin v. American Board of Pediatrics. No. 12–6781, 2013WL 5948074 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 6, 2013), on appeal, Civ. A. 12-6781 (3rd Cir.). The letter takes a broad view of what is a “disability that impairs a sensory, manual, or speaking skill.” This phrase is significant as individuals with such impairments receive an enhanced level of accommodation under Titles II and III of the ADA. The letter specifically mentions dyslexia and dysgraphia as sensory impairments.