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Event Name:Disability 201: Disability in the Workplace: Let's talk about accommodations and boundaries
Competency:Human Capital Management, and Laws
Description:This session will briefly talk about the Americans with Disabilities Act and what the law says about accommodations.   Then we will segue into a discussion of what the accommodation process can look like and what to prepare for.  Finally, we will discuss boundary setting and tips and tricks to navigating library workplaces with disabilities, especially chronic ones. This session will involve lecture, with a QA to follow, however questions are encouraged throughout the session.

Learning Objectives:
  • Overview of Americans with Disabilities Act 
  • Accommodations
  • Navigating library workplace with disabilities
Presenter:

JJ Pionke is the Applied Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He is an award-winning librarian whose research revolves around disability and accessibility for library patrons and employees.  His most recent work focuses on the educational and behavioral needs of library science graduate students and current library employees in regards to disability and accessibility in libraries.
Event Date:8/18/2021
Event Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
UNITED STATES
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in disabilities in the workplace
Competency: Human Capital Management, Management,  Laws

Non-Member Cost:      $40
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NORWELD, SERLS, SWON Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE


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