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Wondering what’s new in the world of assistive technology (AT)? Are you curious about equipment and technology-related accommodation trends? Don’t miss JAN’s AT Update webcast, 8/11/22 @2 ET.


Individuals experiencing migraines and headaches who meet the ADA’s definition of disability may be entitled to reasonable accommodations. Learn more: “Managing Headaches in the Workplace”




It’s a best practice for organizations to consider Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) as interconnected strands rather than separate pieces. Learn more:


Are you a health care provider assisting a patient in requesting ADA accommodations? Check-out JAN’s Practical Guidance for Medical Professionals: Providing Sufficient Medical Documentation in Support of a Patient's Accommodation Request:


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EARN offers a step-by-step framework to ensure disability is included in your organization’s DEIA plan: “Including Disability in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Priorities: Building A Maturity Model” at


What healthcare professionals can provide medical documentation to support an employee’s accommodation request? Find the answer in “Who Can Provide Medical Documentation for ADA Purposes?”


JAN Monthly Webcast Series - June 2022 - Personal Use or Reasonable Accommodation: What’s What?


Did you miss JAN’s June Accommodation & Compliance Series webcast on deciphering between personal use items and reasonable accommodation? Check-out “Personal Use or Reasonable Accommodation: What’s What?”


NEW JAN resource released! “Who Can Provide Medical Documentation for ADA Purposes?”


What steps can employers take to help ensure that employees provide medical documentation in a timely manner? Find the answer in “Avoiding “The Waiting Place” After Requesting Medical Information”


A recent report published by ODEP explores how a gap in access to both computing devices and the internet disproportionately impacts people with disabilities, “Disability and the Digital Divide: Internet Subscriptions, Internet Use and Employment Outcomes” -



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