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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

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Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: HDI Spring Webinar Series-- Job Accommodation Network (JAN): Your Resource in Challenging Environments. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.


Join JAN’s Director, Dr. DJ Hendricks, on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST for “The Job Accommodation Network: Your Resource in Challenging Times,” part of the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute’s webinar series. Register at CEUs are available.


Check out Advancing Racial & Social Equity in Employment for People with Disabilities Online Dialogue "Department of Labor" Innovation Community


U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and Women’s Bureau to co-host online dialogue to advance racial equity and support for underserved communities. Join the conversation at


Register for JAN's webcast on May 20th (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) - Accessibility & Accommodations: How Employers & HR Professionals Can Prepare for Emerging Tech in the Workplace. JAN is co-hosting this session in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT). Join us at 1 PM EST to learn how you can prepare for the #FutureOfWork #a11y #GAAD Speakers include: • Anne Hirsh, Associate Director of JAN • Bill Curtis-Davidson, Co-director of PEAT • Martez Mott, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher at Microsoft Research • Tina Park, Research Fellow at Partnership in AI


How to Train Your Dragon


Facing technology trials and tribulations? Learn about the most popular speech recognition software JAN receives questions about by reading How to Train Your Dragon at


Designing accessible workstations for workers with disabilities isn't a one-size-fits all situation. JAN offers some tips in the article Accessible Computer Workstations: A Snapshot at


Can't stand for your shift? Grab a seat! Go to JAN's A to Z of Disabilities and Accommodations page for job accommodation solutions to address standing related limitations at


“Appointment Reminder, Please Confirm!” Sometimes workers with medical conditions need access to leave to attend medical appointments. Is leave a form of accommodation under the ADA? Learn more at JAN's A to Z by Topic: Leave



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