ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE:
The “How To” Guide for Successful Implementation
November 29, 2006
North Raleigh Hilton 3415 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, NC 27609
Shelley Kaplan, Director, Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center
Karen Milchus, Co-Director, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations
Lynne Deese, AT Consultant, NC Assistive Technology Program
Pre-Conference Training Session
FEE: $50 (Must pre-register)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Boxwood / Dogwood Room
Gain a basic understanding of effective workplace accommodation by looking at disabilities, statistics, the unique aspects
of civil rights law and a thought process for compliance. Review relevant case law and legal definitions of key terms important to understanding employer responsibilities and employee rights in the workplace. Get a bird’s eye view of the assessment process with an overview of products and resources available for workplace accommodation. Analyze case studies through small group discussions. Explore the future of workplace accommodations from a research perspective. Lunch is on your own. Full Expo registration is not required to attend the pre-conference workshop.
Please print your handouts and bring them to the training.
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