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2022-08-17T13:00:01+0000

Can an employee later request an accommodation if they didn't when they first disclosed their disability? Yes! Read “Disclosing a Disability Before an Accommodation is Needed”https://AskJAN.org/articles/Disclosing-a-Disability-Before-an-Accommodation-is-Needed.cfm

 
2022-08-16T13:00:08+0000

Regardless of workplace requirements, employers may find it useful to support employees with lactation-related needs with accommodations. JAN can offer individualized solutions that may help. Read “Give Em’ a Break: Supporting Employees with Lactation-Related Needs” https://AskJAN.org/blogs/jan/2018/08/give-em-a-break-supporting-employees-with-lactation-related-needs.cfm

 
2022-08-15T13:00:05+0000

Telework continues to be a commonly requested accommodation. To help employers process this type of request, JAN offers the “Telework Accommodation Request Flowchart.” https://AskJAN.org/articles/Telework-Accommodation-Request-Flowchart.cfm

 

Accessibility 101 Webinar - Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship

2022-08-13T13:00:01+0000

Watch this Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship training session on driving accessibility for people with disabilities. This webinar provides 40 minutes of instruction on the “Why” and the “How” of accessibility. @PIA_works https://InclusiveApprenticeship.org/events/accessibility-webinar/

 
2022-08-12T13:00:04+0000

JAN offers key accommodation solutions to address job-related limitations associated with diabetes. Read “Accommodation and Compliance: Diabetes” https://AskJAN.org/disabilities/Diabetes.cfm

 
2022-08-11T13:00:04+0000

Employers often have questions about whether there are organizational or other rules and regulations that govern policies on developing job descriptions. JAN’s “Accommodation and Compliance: Job Descriptions” may help. https://AskJAN.org/topics/jobdesc.cfm

 

Augment Employee Learning with XR

2022-08-10T13:00:03+0000

The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology recently published a new blog post exploring ways employers can use inclusive extended reality (#XR) technology to support learning and engagement for employees both with and without disabilities. @PEATWorks https://www.PEATWorks.org/employee-learning-xr/

 
2022-08-09T13:00:03+0000

JAN sometimes receives questions about providing disability awareness training to co-workers and managers as an accommodation. What does this entail? #DisabilityAwareness https://AskJAN.org/publications/consultants-corner/Disability-Awareness-Training.cfm

 

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2022-08-08T13:00:06+0000

“Supporting Employees with Long COVID: A Guide for Employers” is a new resource that addresses the basics about Long COVID, including its intersection with mental health. It provides answers to frequently asked questions about Long COVID and job accommodations. https://AskJAN.org/Publications/upload/Supporting-Employees-with-Long-COVID-A-Guide-for-Employers.pdf

 
2022-08-06T13:00:04+0000

Accommodations for individuals with Long COVID can vary depending on specific limitations and job duties. JAN’s “Accommodating Employees with COVID-19 Or Long COVID” is a starting point for exploring solutions. #LongCovid https://AskJAN.org/blogs/jan/2021/03/Accommodating-Employees-with-COVID-19-or-Long-COVID.cfm

 

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