Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Workshops
These sessions focus on ensuring all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity to create an environment free from disability-related discrimination and harassment. The workshops are 60 minutes in length and are limited to 40 participants per session.
The Office of Institutional Equity and the Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance are pleased to announce their participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disabiilty Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "Inclusion Works".
Reflecting this year's theme, throughout the month, the Office of Institutional Equity, along with other campus partners, will be engaging in a variety of actvities to educate members of the Purdue community on disability employment issues and its commitment to an inclusive work culture. These efforts include:
Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act General Session - ***CANCELED due to low enrollment
This session is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, employee’s responsibilities at Purdue, a greater understanding of how to interact with employees with disabilities, and campus resources that can assist with reasonable accommodation requests.
Prerequisite: You must complete the Risk Management Initiative - Americans with Disabilities Act Module online training to participate in the advanced session. Instructions for completing this online training are located on the Risk Management Employment Claims Initiative website.
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: ARMS, Room 1103
Advanced Americans with Disabilities Act for Supervisors - ***CANCELED due to low enrollment
This session is designed to provide supervisors with a better understanding of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, their responsibilities at Purdue, a greater understanding of how to recognize requests for reasonable accommodations, and campus resources that can assist with reasonable accommodation requests.
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: RAWL, Room 1071
To schedule an in-person session for your department, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-494-6373.
NOTE: Purdue is committed to making all programs accessible to participants with disabilities. To request an accommodation or special assistance for a program due to a disability, please contact email@example.com or 765-494-6373.