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Effectively Supporting Employees With Disabilities

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Become familiar with the disability mindset, the visibility of a condition and its significant impact, and overall barriers to accessibility.What are the benefits and challenges unique to supporting your employees with disabilities? Employees with disabilities can lead to complex interpersonal social dynamics, workflow variations, inclusivity challenges, and workplace accommodations. This topic includes an assessment of the ADA (law versus practical application) and how to interpret this to create an accessible workplace. You will become familiar with the disability mindset, the visibility of a condition and its significant impact, and overall barriers to accessibility. You will come away from this discussion with a clear understanding of the different types of job accommodations and modifications, as well as best practices for implementing them to ensure successful outcomes for all stakeholders.

Authors

Nick Choppa, OSC Vocational Systems, Inc. Clinton Richmond, M.A., CRC, PGAP, OSC Vocational Systems, Inc.

Agenda

Introduction/Who We Are

• Role and Scope of Vocational Counselors

• Who We Are and Who We Work With

• The ‘N' of 1 Mindset

ADA Overview

• Overview of the ADA

• What Are Reasonable Accommodations?

• How Do We Define and Interpret Undue Hardship?

Disabled Versus Disability

• Disability Mindset

• Disability and Inclusion

- Education of Peers

Creating an Accessible Workplace

• Accommodates Versus Modifications

• Disability Visibility

• Best Practices for an Accessible Workplace

- Early Intervention

- Planning and Flexibility

• Barriers to Accessibility

• Real Case Examples