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  1. Ask the JAN Motor Team • Lisa Mathess, M.A., SHRM-CP • Matthew McCord, M.S., CRC • jan@AskJAN.org

  2. Emergency Evacuation • Publications for this topic • JAN's Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employers’ Guide to Including Employees with Disabilities in Emergency Evacuation Plans - JAN Publication • Fact Sheet on Obtaining and Using Employee Medical Information as Part of Emergency Evacuation Procedures - EEOC Publication • Specific plans of action when needed • Sample Plan of Action (.doc) - JAN Sample Form • Inform first responders if PWDs need assistance evacuating • Purchasing device to assist with an evacuation • Evacuation Devices - JAN Product Vendor Listing

  3. 100% Healed Policies • Publications for this topic • Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act – EEOC Publication • Such policies could be a violation of the ADA • Individual needs to be able to perform essential job functions either with or without reasonable accommodation • Accommodations need to be considered if the individual cannot perform job duties due to disability-related needs. • Policy Modifications are a form of RA • Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the Americans with Disabilities Act – EEOC publication • It may not be required to review modifying a policy if that policy is job-related and consistent with business necessity

  4. Parking Accommodations • Publications for this topic • Parking and the ADA, Act I - JAN Publication • Parking and the ADA, Act II - JAN Publication • Accessible Parking as an Employment Accommodation: A Practical Guide for Employers – Northwest ADA Center Publication • Restriping Parking Lots - U.S. DOJ Publication

  5. Commute Issues • Publications for this topic • Accommodations Relating to Commuting To and From Work - JAN Publication • Accommodations to review • Allow the individual to report to work at an employer-controlled location closer to their home • Modify the schedule to allow use of public transportation • Allow telecommuting or working from home

  6. Ergonomic Chair Requests • Publications for this topic • Best Practices for Addressing Requests for Ergonomic Chairs - JAN Publication • JAN's Accommodation and Compliance Series: Ergonomics in the Workplace: A Resource Guide - JAN Publication • Vendor listings to explore • Ergonomic Office Chairs • Large-Rated Chairs • Zero Gravity Chairs

  7. Resources • Federal Accommodation Programs • Resources specifically for federal employers and their contractors • State Assistive Technology Projects • Libraries of adaptive equipment allowing you to try them out before you purchase them • State Vocational Rehabilitation Departments • Provide assistance in job training, education, and funding for individuals who qualify for their programs • Websites with Disability Resources • A JAN listing of agencies that provide a variety of disability-related resources

  8. Contact JAN • JAN Consultants can be reached M-F 9am-6pm ET • Phone - (800) 526-7234 (voice); (877) 781-9403 (TTY) • Email - jan@AskJAN.org • Skype - Janconsultants • Text - (304) 216-8189 • Chat available online at http://AskJAN.org

  9. Questions? AskJAN.org Contact JAN