Dover Downs & DEBLN Present -Workplace Disability Inclusion Tools & Technologies
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About The Event
Join Dover Downs Hotel & Casino as they partner with the Delaware Business Leadership Network to bring you an interactive workshop conducted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN)!
Learn about FREE tools designed to assist with creating or enhancing job opportunities for people with disabilities. Participants will explore tools, techniques and technologies to help with developing inclusion processes, providing reasonable accommodations, and implementing sustainable workplace disability inclusion efforts. Many of the tools are easily accessible thru the no cost Workplace Accommodation Toolkit and Mobile Accommodation Solution (MAS) app. This workshop features an introduction to Workplace Accommodation Toolkit, a demonstration of the new MAS app, and an in-depth look at the interactive process using real life examples.
ANNE E. HIRSH, MS, CPDM
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Anne Hirsh has been with JAN since 1986. She became a consultant in 1988 and then was appointed to Associate Manager in 1994. In the fall of 2007 Anne became JAN Co-Director with Lou Orslene. Anne has a Master’s of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation from West Virginia University. In 2006 she received WVU College of Human Resource and Education Laddie R. Bell Distinguished Service Award for her national, regional, and local service to people with disabilities.
Through the years she has worked with all JAN teams. Her primary focus was with the sensory team. She currently serves as a "floater" filling in where needed. Additionally, Anne presents on accommodation and employment issues for national, regional, and local audiences. Anne's research interests include effective approaches in accommodation, educating both employers and individuals on successful means of communicating accommodation needs, and accommodations of individuals with hearing loss and individuals with psychiatric impairments.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free service of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy. JAN consultants have been providing job accommodation information to employers since 1983 when JAN was founded. In addition, JAN consultants have been providing information to employers about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since 1992 when the ADA went into effect. Over the years, JAN consultants have developed practical ideas to help employers provide job accommodations and comply with the ADA.
- Not a DEBLN Member$50$500$0
- DEBLN Member$25$250$0