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Accessibility and Inclusion Programs at 2016 ALA Annual Conference

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If you are headed to Orlando this month and are interested in learning about accessibility, inclusion, and serving people with disabilities, check out the list of ALA Conference programs below!

ASCLA 101
Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 am
Rosen Centre, Room Salon 01/02
ASCLA is a small but mighty division! With more than 800 members national and worldwide, ASCLA is home to library consultants, and those that work in state, public, government, prison, and special libraries and cooperatives. Come meet some of our members and hear what they have to say about ASCLA and our diverse Interest Groups and volunteer opportunities.

Universal Accessibility Interest Group Meeting
Saturday, June 25 at 1 pm
Orange County Convention Center, Room W309
Joint ACRL / ASCLA / LITA working group where members work together on projects related to making all kinds of libraries and library services accessible for users with disabilities.

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FREE Webinar opportunity on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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Title: "Leave as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation" Webinar on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 (12:30 – 1:45 p.m. CDT)
Online Registration: Click here

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is offering a free webinar on "EEOC's New Resource on Leave as an ADA Reasonable Accommodation" on Thursday, June 23 from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. The webinar will provide information on staying compliant with the ADA and related laws.

For those in middle and upper management, this webinar will provide helpful information concerning ADA.  The webinar will provide employers much-needed technical assistance for staying compliant with the ADA and related laws. Topics to be covered include:
At what point must an employer consider leave as a reasonable accommodation?What information can an employer obtain from an employee’s health care provider to support a request for leave? How often can an employer request this information?How should empl…