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JAN’s Employees’ Practical Guide to Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA is a summary of some of the most common questions employees have regarding job accommodations and the ADA.


Some vaccinated, at-risk employees may have a disability-related reason to continue teleworking. For employers seeking guidance on how to address these kinds of accommodation issues, JAN offers A Practical Approach to Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation During the Pandemic at


Implementing a temporary or trial accommodation offers the opportunity to evaluate an accommodation for effectiveness before implementing it long-term. JAN offers guidance on temporary or trial accommodations at


What can an employer do when an employee with a disability requests to remove job tasks that include talking on the telephone? JAN offers practical guidance on engaging in the interactive process to explore accommodation solutions related to this type of situation. Read Accommodations for Difficulties with Assisting Others on the Telephone Due to Stress, Anxiety, and Interpersonal Communications at


Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility


The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology posted a blog on “Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility.” The blog by Josh Christianson, director of the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship, examines the importance of creating apprenticeship programs that are inclusive and accessible to ensure everyone, including people with disabilities, can fully participate in opportunities that can add lifetime benefits to their careers.


Accommodation Solutions for Autoimmune Disorders, 12/09/21, 2:00 p.m. EST – Join JAN Lead Consultants Lisa Mathess and Teresa Goddard to explore workplace accommodations and AT options to keep your employees with autoimmune disorders safe and successful in the workplace. This JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series Webcast will explore accommodations for a variety of limitations arising from autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gastrointestinal diseases, Guillain-Barre syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and more. Register today! #JANTraining


Learn about using a dual channel headset with speech recognition software as an accommodation. View JAN’s new Solution Showcase: Headsets at


A timer can be an effective tool for assisting employees in monitoring their use of time. Learn about using a timer as a job accommodation. View JAN’s new Solution Showcase: Timers at


ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Federal Disability Employment | U.S. Department of Labor Blog


ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Federal Disability Employment. In this blog, ODEP’s Akinyemi Banjo discusses ODEP’s leadership in helping to increase the inclusion of people with disabilities within the federal workforce.



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