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Archived JAN Webinars and Webcasts

List of archived webinars and webcasts conducted by JAN.

Archived JAN Webinars and Webcasts

Presented: 10/08/2019
Digital Accessibility is the new horizon for workplace inclusion. Having staff in place who understand the needs of people with disabilities is key to your success in both purchasing and developing accessible and usable workplace technology. More accessible and usable technology creates a productive and innovative workplace for all. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) recently released our refreshed Workplace Accommodation Toolkit, including a new drawer of resources for IT Professionals. Participants of this webcast will get a glimpse into the new Toolkit features while listening to a conversation between Lou...
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Presented: 08/13/2019
Smart watches, smart glasses, head-mounted OCR options, and wearable health-monitoring equipment of all kinds are growing in popularity. Join JAN Sensory Team Consultants Teresa Goddard and Brittany Lambert for an introduction to wearable technology. We will discuss the latest wearable technologies and how they can be used to support employees in accessing information, support persons, discreet reminders, as well as stress and health management tools while at work.
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Presented: 07/09/2019
Join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and JAN as representatives provided participants with the latest developments in the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the workplace, some practical tips for compliance, and answers to tough ADA questions.
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Presented: 06/11/2019
Fundamental Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) principles can drive the design of effective reasonable accommodation (RA) programs, but the ADA competence and confidence of those responsible for implementing RA programs can have a significant impact on overall ADA compliance. This session will enable human resource professionals, front-line managers, and others, to build their ADA competence and confidence by learning the basic principles of the ADA, and will include practical information about ADA compliance and best practices.
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Presented: 05/28/2019
For individuals with disabilities who pursue self-employment or starting a small business, many skills that fall under the category of executive functioning can be important to start-up and operational success. Executive functioning includes higher-level mental processes or abilities that affect areas such as time management, memory, concentration, organization and prioritization, multi-tasking, completing paperwork, social skills, and attendance. In this Webcast, we will discuss specific situations in a self-employment context and identify possible accommodations. Research shows that self-employment and small business ownership can be a viable employment options for people with...
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Presented: 04/09/2019
During this webcast, we will hear from V. R. Ferose, Senior Vice President, Head of Globalization Services at SAP SE and Board Chairperson of Specialisterne USA. Specialisterne USA is a not-for-profit foundation with the goal of creating one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges. Specialisterne has been the pioneer of the Autism @ Work movement in the US. For the webcast, Ferose plans to share insights from 3 broad topics: 1. The Autism at Work Initiative — Beginning and Evolution, 2. Specialisterne — Vision & Work, and...
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Presented: 03/12/2019
Feeling overwhelmed by assistive technology? You are not alone. JAN takes thousands of calls every year involving employees with assistive technology needs. With so many options, knowing where to start is a real challenge. Join Teresa and Lisa as they go over frequently requested products, clarify their applications, and take a look at what’s new and improved.
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Presented: 02/12/2019
Attend this webcast to learn more about current events related to job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Job Accommodation Network.
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Presented: 01/08/2019
Whether you’re trying to accommodate patient lifting in a hospital, moving bulky pallets in a warehouse, or simply trying to transfer file boxes in a small office, reasonable accommodations can vary and be challenging depending on the work environment. Come learn about the various assistive technology and other types of reasonable accommodations employers can provide to employees with motor impairments which enable employees to overcome workplace barriers.
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Upcoming Webinars and Webcasts

11/12/2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
01/14/2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
02/11/2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
05/19/2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
07/14/2020
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