Supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act as an Employer

Instructor: Marna Hayden
Product ID: 703619
  • Duration: 60 Min

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This compliance training program will focus on key elements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It will provide insights on amendments to the act and provide instructions on writing ADA compliant job descriptions.

Why Should You Attend:

This webinar will discuss an overview of the law and how to write ADA compliant job descriptions, while defining reasonable accommodations and methods to recruit qualified applicants. It will cover government and private organizations which provide free programs, employee counseling and coaching and even tax credits in some cases.

The webinar will also list and detail examples of new breakthroughs in assistive technology that can enable employees to perform their work with ease. The session will close with suggestions on how you can make compliance a positive experience by taking advantage of the resources available to gainfully employ individuals with disabilities.

A few other key points that will be addressed in the webinar include

  • Determining essential duties of jobs
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Typical types and costs of reasonable accommodations
  • Job coaching and training
  • Benefits of inclusion

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) and Broader Protections
  • ADA Compliant Job Descriptions
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Assistive Technology at Work
  • Department of Labor and Private Programs
  • Tax Credits
  • Career Counseling and Assessments
  • Advantages to Employer
  • Advantages to Employee

Who Will Benefit:

  • HR professionals and administrators
  • Trainers
  • Employee relations specialists
  • Supervisors
  • Management personnel

Instructor Profile:

Marna Hayden is founder and president of Hayden Resources Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in providing management and human resources services to small and mid-size businesses and nonprofits, and specialized services and training to larger organizations. She has thirty + years in the field of human resources and has held senior offices in the banking, retail, and service industries as well as serving as an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR & SHRM-SCP).

Topic Background:

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 and amended in 2008 (ADAAA). In 2015, ADA will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The act prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on disability. As an employer, we will cover the section on laws governing providing fair practices in employment and protection and support of qualified individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Complying with the law is essential, but actively pursuing this segment of the population is a plus both in the area of public policy and in finding a source of high quality, loyal and motivated employees.


Course "Supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act as an Employer" has been pre-approved by SHRM as eligible for “1” credits and HRCI as eligible for “1” credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.
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