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VHT020104: Transition and Workplace Accessibility: What’s New in 2021?

Overview

Accommodating individuals with disabilities using assistive technologies can be beneficial in a wide variety of job settings. ATIA is fortunate to have a community of subject matter experts with broad experience in providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace and meeting transition related needs. In this session, speakers in the Transition and Workplace Accessibility Strand are invited to introduce themselves and provide a preview of their presentation. Attendees are also invited to bring examples of challenging accommodation scenario to the group for discussion following the session previews.

Learning Objectives

First Learning Objective: Discuss five sessions related to transition and workplace accessibility.
Second Learning Objective: Identify three sessions of interest.
Third Learning Objective: Discuss three current issues in involving transition and workplace accessibility.

Primary Strand

Vision and Hearing Technologies

Secondary Strand

Transition and Workplace Accessibility

Target Audience

  • Accessibility Professional
  • ADA Coordinator
  • Administrators
  • AT Specialists
  • Consumers/Individuals with Disabilities
  • Consultants/Trainers
  • Disability Services
  • Educators
  • Government/Non-Profit Agencies
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Transition Coordinator
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Experience Level

Introductory

Primary Life Cycle Addressed

Adult/Senior

Content Area

Professional Area

Course Schedule

This course was included in the ATIA 2021: AT Connected virtual event education program.

Continuing Education Credits

For Satisfactory Completion and Continuing Education information, please visit: ATIA Online Education CEUs

This course is offered for the following CE Provider Credits:

ACVREP; AOTA; CRC; IACET
For: 0.10 CEU Units or 1.0 CEU Hours.

Please refer to the CRC Vision and Hearing Technology Series page for further information on how to submit your CRC CEUs for this course to CRCC.

Speaker/s:

Teresa Goddard

Job Accommodation Network (JAN), JAN Lead Consultant

Biography

Teresa joined the JAN staff as a Program Assistant in March 2008 and joined the Motor Team as a Consultant in August 2008. As she has now transitioned to JAN’s sensory team, Teresa fields questions from employees and employers regarding their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and assists in identifying accommodation solutions for employees with sensory impairments.

Teresa’s professional experience includes work as an Educational Speech-Language Pathologist and as an EFL instructor in Aichi Prefecture, Japan where in addition to classroom teaching, she led continuing education workshops on collaborative instructional techniques and cross- cultural understanding.

Teresa holds a bachelors degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and a masters degree in Speech Pathology from West Virginia University’s College of Human Resources and Education. She has earned 45 hours above the masters’ level with elective course work in augmentative and alternative communication, behavior disorders, and reading. Teresa’s research interests include assistive technology and cross-cultural perspectives on disability services.

Relevant Financial Relationships: Yes
Salary from employment.
Relevant Non-Financial Relationships: No