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...Read More about Don’t Break the Bank — Low Cost Accommodations Do Exist!
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM 2021). This year’s theme “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion” focuses on the importance of ensuring employment participation of people with disabilities in...Read More about National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 — An Interview with JAN’s Anne Hirsh on Disability Inclusion and Supporting Employers and Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Everyone deals with stress at work — whether experienced at an onsite setting or while working remotely. Whether it is starting a new job, undertaking a new project, or just...Read More about Dealing with Stress in the Workplace, Part 2
Assistive technology (AT) is often an important component to successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Whether low tech or high tech, at JAN we are often sharing information with...Read More about A JAN Interview with Marty Exline from the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP)
The availability of authorized COVID-19 vaccines offers hope that America is on the path toward pandemic recovery. Employers are doing their part to boost this recovery by implementing strategies for...Read More about FAQ: COVID-19 Vaccination and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Some individuals who had COVID-19 are experiencing ongoing effects or lingering symptoms for months afterward. The scientific name for this medical condition is Post-acute COVID-19 Syndrome or Long COVID. If...Read More about Long COVID and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Employers across the United States are receiving accommodation requests from employees who currently have COVID-19 or who have recovered from COVID-19 but have long-term effects. As a result, JAN receives...Read More about Accommodating Employees with COVID-19 or Long COVID
Many employees with disabilities are encountering a need for new accommodations during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, employees may now have greater health risks and require more protection. Employees with...Read More about Requesting and Negotiating Accommodations During the Pandemic
JAN consultant Melanie Whetzel had the opportunity to interview Julia Martensson, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager of Specialisterne, to find out more about the company and its role in promoting workplace...Read More about A Conversation with Julia Martensson of Specialisterne
With the holiday season over, the wonders of winter are now in full swing. The cold weather that winter brings will cause challenges for everyone. But, people with disabilities can...Read More about The Wonders of Winter – Accommodation Options for Cold Weather
In the many years I’ve worked at the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), one of the issues that has consistently come up when talking to individuals with disabilities is whether to...Read More about New JAN Training Module and Videos Regarding Disability Disclosure!