If you are a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funded program or are a partner of a One-Stop, today’s resource is actually the source of many of the recommendations I share with One-Stops during my one-on-one consultations and disability-related trainings. It’s meant to help providers in implementing the regulations related to serving customers with disabilities. I’d… Click to read the full article
The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Right Division Disability Rights Section has developed the Accessible Information Exchange – Meeting on a Level Playing Field. It provides a great overview on presenting meetings that are accessible to people with disabilities. It focuses on three main components – where the meeting is held, how the meeting room… Click to read the full article
For more information about the Fair Employment Housing Act, please visit:http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/Publications_FEHADescr.htm
If you’d like more detailed information about the enforcement and reasonable accommodation process according to the American’s with Disabilities Act, visit: http://snipurl.com/3ffs5.
I recently did a training on job retention with my colleague Laura Ware from Corporation for Supportive Housing. I was amazed to find out that so many people don’t know about the Job Accommodation Network – affectionately known as JAN. The JAN website is your one-stop shop for reasonable accommodation solutions. They have information for… Click to read the full article
Many workforce development agencies provide some sort of assessment to measure their customer’s reading and math skills. In most cases, this is done to determine the need for basic skills assistance or to qualify the customer for other services. Many of you have probably already witnessed that using the word “test” often raises the anxiety… Click to read the full article