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During this meeting, Tracie will help us:
Do you receive the information you need from health care providers, and others, in support of the ADA interactive accommodation process? Employers may seek reasonable documentation after receiving a request for accommodation, but there are no standard ADA forms, and there is no required procedure for gathering this information. This can lead to a “bring me a rock” kind of game when ADA decision makers aren’t exactly sure what information is needed to effectively engage in the interactive process. Employers need practical guidance and resources for collecting disability-related information from appropriate professionals in order to accommodate employees with disabilities. This JAN training will offer practical strategies and resources to effectively obtain disability-related information for ADA purposes.
About the Speaker:
Tracie DeFreitas is a Lead Consultant and ADA Specialist for the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), the leading national source of expert guidance on workplace accommodation and disability employment issues. With more than twenty five years of experience in the disability employment field, Tracie is one of JAN’s most senior consultants. She has served the JAN organization in various roles since joining the JAN team in 1994, including as Project Manager for the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE), an award-winning national public awareness campaign, and as Team Lead and Senior Sensory and Immunology Specialist. Tracie currently leads the ADA Team, while also supporting and mentoring all JAN specialty teams. She provides practical guidance and expert disability-related federal employment law consultation regarding a broad range of ADA issues, workplace accommodation situations, and disability inclusion. Tracie is an experienced national speaker and published author who specializes in ADA Title I compliance, the interactive accommodation process, and workplace flexibility.
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