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This episode will address the legal and practical issues surrounding reasonable accommodations in the employment arena (Title I) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Topics to be discussed include: definition of disability, the legal rights and responsibilities of employees and employers, and the process of requesting reasonable accommodations.
Speakers: Jack Humburg, Boley Centers, Inc. Cheri Hofmann, Southeast ADA Center More information about episode and realtime captioning: ADA Live Episode 1: Employment and Reasonable Accommodations
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So, you’ve got ADHD and need some accommodations at work. How exactly should you set out about advocating and getting accommodations? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, we’ll interview transitions consultant Scott Wilbur on the key things to pay attention to, as well as tips on how to advocate and get what you need. If you are impacted by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and know you could perform better with a few structural changes, you don’t want to miss this show.
Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works.
Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff go to www.digcoaching.com.
This episode will help Listeners understand 1)what services are available for students diagnosed with mental and physical disabilities in post-secondary education, 2) what accommodations mean, 3) how to ask for accommodations, and what to do when discrimination is found. This information is very useful for parents and teachers, too. Join Professor Applewhite and the staff of White Apple Institute in welcoming Dr. Sarah Williams-Tolliver and other guests that serve students in higher education. Listen to the episodes of the Studnt2teacher show any day of the week y visiting Websites @: http://www.whiteappleinstitute.org . On radio via Internet http:// blogtalkradio.com/student2teacher
World Footprints will give you a taste of paradise as we journey to St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)—a multi-island country of 32 enchanting islands and cays. Of those islands only nine are inhabited and each offers unique accommodations. We’ll introduce you to three of our favorite properties today. Our first stop is Buccament Bay Resort on the island of St. Vincent. Buccament Bay is a brand new 5 star all-inclusive resort surrounded by lush green mountains, rainforests and a white sand beach. Resort Manager Christine Nelles will offer a virtual tour of the array of experiences that families, couples and business travelers can enjoy. From the Liverpool Football Club Soccer School and Pat Cash Tennis Academy to the Harlequin Performing Arts Academy, and world-class cuisine the resort offers something for everyone. Our next stop is the island of Bequia, the largest of the Grenadine Islands. Here we’ll introduce Bengt Mortsted, owner of the newly built Bequia Beach Hotel. This boutique hotel is inspired by stylish Mustique villas and situated on the beautiful Friendship Beach. Lush tropical gardens embrace the grounds and provide a luxurious and relaxing experience. The private island of Palm Island, in the Southern Grenadines, and the Palm Island Resort is our final stop on this tour. The resort is an eco-friendly, all-inclusive, 135-acre resort that is intimate with only 41 guestrooms and two villas. General Manager Chris Ghita will entice us with a tour of the amenities, activities, dining options and accommodations.
This episode will help Listeners understand 1)what services are available for students diagnosed with mental and physical disabilities in post-secondary education, 2) what accommodations mean, 3) how to ask for accommodations, and what to do when discrimination is found. This information is very useful for parents and teachers, too. Join Doctor Applewhite and the staff of White Apple Institute in welcoming guests that serve students in higher education. Listen to the episodes of the Student2teacher show any day of the week by visiting Websites @: http://www.whiteappleinstitute.org . On radio via Internet http:// blogtalkradio.com/student2teacher
Do the inverse ways men and women approach relationships directly affect their respective expectations for their relationships? Meaning: in men looking for attractors in women they tend to find the things they are attracted to in their potential mate and focus on those things, and the attractors their mate does not already posses, men make accommodations for by accepting the women how she is. The flip side to that coin is that these accommodations often can lend to creeping to find those particular attributes they desire.
Women tend to see the detractors in their mate, and then create and hold on to expectations of what the women feel are the potentials for their man to "evolve" into(or live up to)...This can often lend to misery and nagging etc, as females are thus relegated to their fantasies of their mates "potentials". Thus we have women initiating divorce at a very high rate compared to men, and in most cases this will be due to their perpetual feelings of their respective expectations not being met…
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Marcia Scheiner is the founder and President of Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership. Prior to founding ASTEP, Ms. Scheiner spent 25 years in the financial services industry, most recently as CEO of Centrally Managed Businesses for Zurich Financial Services. She has also held management positions at Chase Manhattan Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Ms. Scheiner is a graduate of Wellesley College and has an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. She is the parent of a young adult son with Asperger Syndrome.
ASTEP creates and supports programs that promote long-term employment for individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) and similar autism spectrum profiles through:
Educating employers about the benefits of hiring individuals with AS or similar autism spectrum profiles and the accommodations they may require.
Developing partnerships between Employers and Vocational Rehabilitation professionals to create a successful workplace environment.
Providing Managers and colleagues of AS/similar autism spectrum profiles employees with an understanding of the behavioral differences perhaps seen in their autism spectrum co-workers.
After 6 months of battling with health care providers who either didn’t care, or wanted to report my family to child protective services, I was diagnosed at age 13 with Crohn’s disease. 21 years later, I’m missing a lot of intestine, have gained a bunch of symptoms and side effects, and am in my seventh year facilitating an IBD support group for my region. I’ve been incorrectly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, told I had an hour to live, been a passenger in an ambulance that got lost, fought for reasonable accommodations at work, bought and lost a home, participated in clinical trials for two medications that are currently very popular, and probably used half of the public restrooms in the United States.
I was a Stanford Medicine X ePatient Scholar for 2012 and again in 2014. That same year I was also selected to present a panel I created on invisible illness and pain tracking. The panel is notable for including the first virtual patient panelist at MedX.
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Decades ago young people participated in sit ins, rallies and protest marches to secure the right to vote and use unsegregated public accommodations. Today young people are posting videos of rallies on Facebook, e-mailing organization meeting notices and Tweeting their political candidate choices, able to share ideas with hundreds, even thousands in a matter of moments. Youth have at their fingertips today the most sophisticated communication systems imaginable. How are they using these tools to build a national movement for political empowerment? Members of the Youth Leaders Alliance discuss their intentions to create an urban agenda and organize the political force to make sure elected officials adhere to it
Meaning, how much changing and accommodation should one go through in order to get or maintain a relationship?
Often we make adjustments to our standards, actions, and even beliefs in order to be with someone we want. Only to feel shorted when the relationship doesn't last and you've made all those changes for that person.
Of course some accommodations may be necessary when two individuals come together, but is it important for the individual to maintain a balance between their own identity, personal desires and goals, and the mutual goals of the relationship?
Does maintaining this individual perspective and achieving personal fulfillment provide that individual with more to offer to a relationship?
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Join host Michel Davis Robinson on Fair Housing Today radio on May 9, 2013 for her exclusive interview with Mr. Michael Marsh, Executive Director The Toledo Fair Housing Center.
Mr. Marsh will discuss the importance of understanding Understanding Reasonable Accommodations and or Modifications when seeking to improve access to and the quality of housing for individuals with disabilities.
Michael P. Marsh serves as the President and CEO for the Fair Housing Center, having joined the staff in 1997 after serving a year as a volunteer and consultant. Mr. Marsh is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and holds a Certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership. He is accountable for the strategic vision and successful operation of the agency and ensuring the organization remains mission driven. Mr. Marsh serves as chief spokesperson; creates and manages the annual operating budget; oversees agency staff; completes activities as directed by the Board of Directors and reports to the Board.
Join us today on Women Leading the Way Radio as Cecile Bereal, your host of Serving Up Diversity, interviews Rosana Ortega, President and Business Attorney of Ortega Business Law Firm, APC.
In today’s workplace, it seems more employees are coming forward requesting ADA accommodations, indicating they have a disability. There are times when employers are unsure on how to handle the requests; when to say ‘yes’ or ‘no; when to contact legal counsel for help. Our guest today will discuss today’s ADA and what employers must know in order to accommodate requests.
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