Feeling overwhelmed by assistive technology? You are not alone. JAN takes thousands of calls every year involving employees with assistive technology needs. With so many options, knowing where to start is a real challenge. Join Teresa and Lisa as they go over frequently requested products, clarify their applications, and take a look at what’s new and improved.
Whether you’re trying to accommodate patient lifting in a hospital, moving bulky pallets in a warehouse, or simply trying to transfer file boxes in a small office, reasonable accommodations can vary and be challenging depending on the work environment. Come learn about the various assistive technology and other types of reasonable accommodations employers can provide to employees with motor impairments which enable employees to overcome workplace barriers.
Businesses that are inclusive of individuals with disabilities can benefit from a wider pool of talent. Recruiters of qualified candidates for employment, should be knowledgeable about disability inclusion, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, and how to navigate the hiring process with candidates with disabilities. This session will enable recruiters and hiring managers to build ADA competence and confidence and will include practical information about best practices, ADA compliance, pre-employment inquiry rules, and accommodating candidates with disabilities.
Do you have questions about how to help employees with mental health impairments in the workplace? Are you curious as to whether other employers face the same issues? If so, then tune in for this webcast that will give you solutions to the most frequently asked questions from the annals. From the hiring process to accommodations on the job, including tough topics such as attendance, performance and conduct, disruptive behaviors, medical documentation, and emotional support animals, we will provide you with our best guidance. JAN consultants Melanie and Sarah will...
With leadership from Bob Vetere, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has become one of the most inclusive companies for individuals with disabilities and more specifically Veterans with disabilities. Self-identification rates for new employees with disabilities exceed 10% while their self-id rate for current employees exceeds 7%. The successes at Northrop Grumman result from the passion of NGC’s CEO, Wes Bush, as well as deep commitment from NGC’s centralized accommodation team. As a leader in the team, Bob has been responsible for embracing and in many instances developing a number of inclusionary...
Ask the JAN cognitive/neurological team for solutions to your most pressing questions about accommodating employees with cognitive deficits such as reading, writing, memory, concentration, organization, time management, and more. No matter what the medical condition or disability may be, consultants Melanie and Sarah can assist you with the cognitive solutions you need to help increase both the productivity and success of your employees.
Join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and JAN as representatives provided participants with the latest developments in the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the workplace, some practical tips for compliance, and answers to tough ADA questions.
The USBLN’s Going for Gold (GFG) Program has had exceptional results in supporting companies to hire people with disabilities. Leslie Wilson, US Business Leadership Network’s Vice President of Workplace Initiatives, and Deb Dagit, Principal of Deb Dagit Diversity and Consultant for the GFG Program, will talk about the program’s successes as well as its focus to connect participating corporate partners with USBLN subject matter experts (SMEs) thereby uniting the company and SMEs around disability inclusion through leading practices and tools. USBLN SMEs are recognized leaders in disability inclusion and work...
Do you experience challenges with employees who have mental health impairments? If so, then ask the JAN Psych Team for assistance! From the hiring process to accommodations on the job, including difficult topics such as disclosure, attendance, performance, and conduct, JAN consultants Melanie and Sarah can provide guidance on challenging mental health workplace issues that can help you maintain a more productive workplace environment.
Join us as we chat with folks from Communication Service for the Deaf to discuss and explore how to increase workforce diversity by hiring employees who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or speech-disabled.
Tune in and stay up-to-date on current events in job accommodation, including tough accommodation situations, tricky ADA issues, and technology challenges. JAN consultants provided practical tips for handling these and other job accommodation issues.
Join JAN and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for a free webcast about Section 501 and the new affirmative action requirements that go into effect in January 2018 regarding the provision of personal assistance services (PAS) for eligible federal employees. The EEOC will also provide information about the elements of reasonable accommodation procedures for federal agencies.
Join the motor team as they take the hour to hash out any motor related accommodation requests or questions you may have! From addressing ergonomic chair requests to creating an emergency evacuation plan to the never ending parking debacle, the motor team consultants are here to answer your burning questions in real time!
This Webcast will be an open forum to discuss a variety of tough ADA title I employment issues. Participants will have the opportunity to submit ADA questions in advance of the program, to be addressed during the session. The presenter will touch-on several trending ADA topics, including some of the more challenging questions JAN receives about dogs at work, disability-related inquiries, and telework and leave as accommodations.
Want to learn more about workplace solutions for individuals with disabilities? The Job Accommodation Network (JAN), funded by a contract with the Office of Disability Employment Policy, is the national resource that can provide you with confidential, expert, and accurate technical assistance about job accommodations and employment laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act. Employers, individuals, service providers, and others can use JAN at no cost! Learn more about how JAN can help you increase the productivity of your workplace using low-cost, practical solutions to accommodation...