18 Dec

Allergy Reminder for End of Year

It’s that time again! With all the festivities at the end of the year, we may be tempted to bring in those leftovers or wear that new perfume, but what...

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25 Nov

Employer Perspective – On the Benefits of Mentoring

  Tailored Label Products, Inc. (TLP) is a manufacturer of custom labels and die cut adhesives located in Menomonee Falls, WI. TLP won a 2014 APSE award for being a...

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07 Oct

Focus on Effective Workplace Accommodations for Employees with Hearing Impairments

By: Teresa Goddard, Senior Consultant, Sensory Team Recently, JAN’s Sensory Team has received a number of calls involving employees who are having difficulty purchasing or repairing hearing aids. Some employers...

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10 Sep

Assistance Dogs in the Workplace – Reflections on How to Make It Work – Part 2

On August 5, 2014, JAN presented a Webcast entitled Best Practices – Employment and Service Dogs: Perspectives from Assistance Dog Experts during International Assistance Dog Week featuring assistance (or “service”)...

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26 Aug

Spotlight on Accommodating Individuals with Depression in the Workplace

With the recent tragic loss of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams, there has been much discussion surrounding mental health issues and depression in particular. According to the National Institute...

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25 Aug

Assistance Dogs in the Workplace – Reflections on How to Make It Work – Part 1

On August 5, 2014, JAN presented a Webcast during International Assistance Dog Week featuring assistance (or “service”) dog experts Dr. Margaret Glenn and Marcie Davis. For those who missed the...

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23 Jul

JAN Blog – Focus on Technology

The JAN Team focuses on technology – new and old – and its possible applications in accommodating people with disabilities in the workplace. Lyssa Rowan, New Media Assistant One of...

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12 May

Employment Matters: A Conversation with Steve Nissen at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) – National Capital Chapter

JAN is fortunate to have many thriving collaborations with organizations throughout the U.S. seeking to advance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. One of our strongest alliances is with the...

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14 Apr

April is Donate Life Month: Accommodations for Employees Who Have Received Organ Transplants

April is National Donate Life Month focusing attention on the importance of organ and tissue donation in much needed medical transplants. Donate Life America and its partnering organizations feature activities...

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05 Mar

Telework Week 2014 Begins with a March Snowstorm

March 3-7 is Telework Week 2014 – a global initiative that strives to raise awareness of the many benefits arising when employers provide the option for their employees to telework....

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19 Feb

February is American Heart Month

While our thoughts this month are focused on Valentine’s Day, the American Heart Association uses February each year to bring awareness to some pretty grave statistics.  According to the Centers...

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05 Feb

Go Red! February 7th is National Wear Red Day

The American Heart Association reports that heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. For more than...

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24 Jan

Don’t Break the Bank in 2014 — Low Cost Accommodations Do Exist!

What do tennis balls, a headlamp, and curtains all have in common? They can all be used as a reasonable accommodation in the workplace. But wait — how can that...

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