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Solution Showcase: Simulated Skylights

2021-09-17T18:00:48+0000

Learn about simulated skylights and their use as a job accommodation. Check out the latest JAN Solution Showcase Video: Simulated Skylights at https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=qcHEqvAXgO4

 

Solution Showcase: Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Video Relay Services (VRS)

2021-09-17T13:01:02+0000

Learn about Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Video Relay Services (VRS) and their use as a job accommodation. Check out the latest JAN Solution Showcase Video: Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Video Relay Services (VRS) at https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=A35PZGPogRw

 

Solution Showcase: Compact Material Handling

2021-09-16T18:00:38+0000

Learn about Compact Material Handling Devices and their use as a job accommodation. Check out the latest JAN Solution Showcase Video: Compact Material Handling at https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=ETBEqzcyIr4

 
2021-09-16T13:00:19+0000

Registration Now Open! The new JAN Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series begins in October. This premier training on ADA and accommodation topics is offered free of charge by JAN experts. Register now: https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm #JANTraining

 

Solution Showcase

2021-09-15T18:00:24+0000

NEW JAN Solution Showcase Videos Released! Learn how various solutions can be implemented as effective job accommodations. New solutions include: Compact Material Handling, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and Video Relay Services (VRS), Simulated Skylights, and Supine Workstations. View all videos at https://www.YouTube.com/playlist?list=PL9m4B75Twd5Oakm_PU8wibttw4jF89utW

 
2021-09-15T13:00:34+0000

Are you registered? Attend the 11/18/21 JAN Webcast titled, Return to Work After COVID-19 – Focus on Mental Health and Cognitive Limitations. Join JAN’s Cognitive/Neurological Team consultants Melanie Whetzel and James Potts for a discussion about returning to work during the pandemic and the pressing issues of anxiety, fear, and safety, telework and other accommodations, the cognitive side effects of recovering from COVID-19, and more. https://AskJAN.org/events/index.cfm?calview=eventdetails&dtid=888E5331-F6C2-DBA0-C5011E1E7F4E2418 #JANTraining

 
2021-09-14T18:00:33+0000

Are you registered? Attend the 10/14/21 JAN Webcast titled, Ask JAN! Expert Q&A. Reasonable accommodation and ADA title I compliance issues can be challenging and complex. Do you have questions about trending accommodation and ADA issues? Can you benefit from expert guidance on navigating the interactive process? Ask JAN! We can help. JAN Principal and Lead Consultants will field on-demand questions and offer tips and best practices related to current accommodation and ADA trends and complexities. https://AskJAN.org/events/index.cfm?calview=eventdetails&dtid=886C4896-F112-64AD-111C2BB37F66D861 #JANTraining

 

ODEP at 20: Leading Voices – Kathy Martinez | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2021-09-14T14:13:37+0000

This year marks 20 years since the U.S Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy was created. In honor of this milestone, ODEP Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy recently talked to Kathy Martinez, who served as ODEP’s assistant secretary from 2009 to 2015. https://blog.dol.gov/2021/09/13/odep-at-20-leading-voices-kathy-martinez

 
2021-09-14T13:27:39+0000

NEW JAN Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series Announced! Training topics include: Ask JAN! Expert Q&A, Return to Work After COVID-19 – Focus on Mental Health and Cognitive Limitations, Accommodation Solutions for Autoimmune Disorders and more. Register today at https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm #JANTraining

 
2021-09-10T13:00:42+0000

Monitoring and maintaining productivity standards is an important part of the job of supervisors and managers. Under the ADA, employees with disabilities can be held to the same productivity standards as all other employees but may need accommodations to do so. JAN offers tips that may be useful for addressing workplace issues related to performance and productivity. See JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance: Performance and Production Standards at https://AskJAN.org/topics/Performance.cfm

 

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