Come learn from experts on disability and employment about how and when to disclose your disability during the recruitment and employment process. Find out what employer responsibilities are to accommodate your needs in the workplace. Discover how you can put employers and colleagues at ease to diminish any concerns about your disability and how it relates to your productivity and performance in the workplace.
Lou Orslene is the Co-Director of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), the premier national resource for free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment. Lou’s presentations are informed by 25 years in the field of disability employment and through collaborations with ATIA, DMEC, SHRM, USBLN and others.
Speaker: Nancy Horton, Information Specialist, Mid Atlantic ADA Center
This session will cover a variety of topics addressed in the recent revisions of the ADA regulations. We will cover the changes related to effective communication, reservation systems and front desk operations, distribution of accessible guest rooms designed for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, and dispersal of accessible rooms among price offerings and various room types. Emergency egress strategies for guests and employees with disabilities will also be discussed. Resources will be provided. The session will conclude with a question and answer segment.
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