Here at JAN, we’ve written a good bit about disclosure – what it means, and how, when, and why it should be done. You can find the information on our...Read More about If We Had Known…
Is it a little premature to think about a post-inclusionary world – a world that is both true to the theme of this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)...Read More about Is It Too Early To Think About A Post-Inclusionary World?
In a new television show New Amsterdam, that airs on the NBC network, Dr. Max Goodwin is hired to be the medical director of a public hospital that has lost...Read More about How Can I Help?
The number of peer-reviewed academic articles that are actually read by anyone other than reviewers, editors, and a small group of peers is often cited as being dismally low. This...Read More about A Research Window – Self-Employment for People with Disabilities
Employers are called upon to provide workplace supports for employees for many reasons -- some personal, some medical. Modifications are made or flexibility is often allowed as a benefit of...Read More about Give Em’ a Break: Supporting Employees with Lactation-related Needs
Glucose monitoring is an important component of diabetes management, but what should employers do when the way an employee manages their condition is in conflict with a policy? Here is...Read More about Apps for Diabetes Management – Workplace Accommodation Strategies
As the Lead Consultant on JAN’s self-employment team, I’m often fielding questions from individuals with disabilities interested in starting a business in agriculture. These types of businesses include a diverse...Read More about A Farmer in Our Midst – An Interview with JAN’s Own Dr. Beth Loy
The trucking industry can bring a unique set of challenges when it comes to accommodating employees with motor-related impairments. The limitations caused by these impairments can vary, but frequently reported...Read More about Accommodating Truck Drivers with Motor Impairments
This past November, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Annual International Conference on ADHD, otherwise known as the CHADD Conference. A colleague and I headed down to Atlanta,...Read More about An Interview with Sandy Maynard- ADD/ADHD Coach and Owner of Catalytic Coaching
JAN is fortunate to be able to use the JAN Blog as a vehicle for interviewing an organization, employer, individual, or business about how their work contributes to the employability...Read More about Guest Blog: Innovative Approaches — An Interview with the Owners of Picasso Einstein
“This is a question too difficult for a mathematician. It should be asked of a philosopher.” (His answer when asked about completing his income tax form). ― Albert Einstein Tax time...Read More about It’s Tax Time! Resources for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
February is Low Vision Awareness Month. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 253 million people are living with vision impairments with 36 million individuals who are blind...Read More about Magnifiers, Screen Readers, and Braille – Oh My!
The flu epidemic is sweeping the U.S. this winter season. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), influenza-like illness is reported as widespread across all ten regions of the...Read More about Fighting the Flu at Work
As the Lead Consultant on the JAN Sensory Team, I receive many questions about hearing aids and telephone headsets. One common issue with these type of questions is that there...Read More about Hearing Aid Tips When Using Telephone Headsets
The consultants on JAN’s sensory team frequently field questions regarding allergies and respiratory impairments. One common trigger for allergic reactions and respiratory distress is exposure to mold. Many employers are...Read More about Breaking the Mold with Workplace Accommodations
On November 2nd and 3rd, hundreds of people from around the world gathered at the Second Harkin Summit on Global Disability Employment to listen, network, and discuss the continuing employment...Read More about Observations from the 2017 Harkin Summit