This publication, written by the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section covers both fundamental alteration and undue burden and explains the legal requirements of organizations making such a defense. This publication covers the concept in multiple applications of accessibility needs.
This protocol provides a succinct means for approaching the question of fundamental alteration of a course. Written by Jamie Axelrod, Director, Disability Resources, Northern Arizona University, and published by permission.
This document is excerpted from Using Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Behalf of Clients in TANF Programs, by Cary LaCheen, “Chapter 10: Reasonable Modifications, Fundamental Alteration, and Undue Administrative or Financial Burden,” page 98. (Downloaded from the internet at: http://nclej.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ada_manual-2001.pdf). This particular section clarifies responsibilities of public entities related to the undue burden and fundamental alteration defense.
Section 56027 requires that colleges have a policy for academic adjustments. This document includes the Implementing Guidelines for Title 5, and also includes a full section on fundamental alterations, with multiple examples.