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2021-05-07T17:00:46+0000

New JAN Blog! JAN Lead Consultant, Kimberly Cordingly, interviewed Marty Exline of the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) to learn about the important work of ATAP and the impact of assistive technology (AT) on successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities. https://askjan.org/blogs/jan/2021/05/a-jan-interview-with-marty-exline-from-the-association-of-assistive-technology-act-programs-atap.cfm

 
2021-05-07T13:10:15+0000

JAN ENEWS released! Featuring ADA and Accommodation Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Edition, Get A Grip! DIY & Practical Solutions for Gripping and Grasping, Supporting Employees with Mental Health and Cognitive Conditions while Teleworking, and Sighted Assistance in the Age of Social Distancing – https://askjan.org/newsletters/2021/JAN-Enews-Spring-2021-Issue.cfm

 
2021-04-30T18:00:44+0000

Everyone roots for a happy ending! To read some success stories about individuals with disabilities who have received accommodations at work, see JAN’s Success Stories page at https://askjan.org/topics/successstories.cfm

 

School Coordinators - Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

2021-04-30T13:00:58+0000

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) connects college students and recent graduates with disabilities with opportunities for internships and permanent jobs in the federal government! College career and disability services staff must register their school to participate in the WRP. The service is FREE. Registration is available until June 25. https://www.wrp.gov/wrp?id=school_coordinator_landing_page

 
2021-04-29T18:00:42+0000

It’s a…baby! Experiencing an influx of accommodation requests related to pregnancy? JAN can help. Check-out Accommodation and Compliance: Pregnancy at https://askjan.org/disabilities/Pregnancy.cfm

 
2021-04-29T13:00:29+0000

What can you do when an alternative accommodation is provided that the employer thinks is effective, but isn’t? See JAN’s How to Inform an Employer that an Accommodation Is Not Effective at https://askjan.org/articles/How-to-Inform-an-Employer-That-an-Accommodation-is-Not-Effective-and-a-Sample-Letter.cfm

 
2021-04-28T18:00:03+0000

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Survivors of sexual assault are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, PTSD, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. Related limitations might impact the individual’s ability to work but job accommodations might help. See JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance: Mental Health Conditions for accommodation solutions. https://askjan.org/disabilities/Mental-Health-Conditions.cfm

 

EEOC Workshop May 4, 2021

2021-04-28T13:00:20+0000

Learn relevant ADA rules and best practices for accommodating employees with mental health conditions in the time of COVID-19. Attend the EEOC workshop Peeling Back The Layers: Mental Health Issues At Work https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USEEOC/bulletins/2cc9aa1

 
2021-04-27T13:00:03+0000

Want to know what COVID-19 related vaccine, ADA, and accommodation issues are trending? JAN can help. Check-out the FAQ: COVID-19 Vaccination and the ADA at https://askjan.org/blogs/jan/2021/04/faq-covid-19-vaccination-and-the-americans-with-disabilities-act.cfm

 

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

2021-04-26T14:30:38+0000

National Online Dialogue: Advancing Equity in Employment for People with Disabilities extended to 5/3/21. Add your voice to the discussion to ensure racial and social equity in employment policies and programs for people with disabilities. https://racialequity.ideascale.com

 

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