Events & CLE
A reasonable accommodation under the ADA, is a modification or adjustment to a job or work environment that enables a qualified applicant or employee w/ a disability to participate in the application process or perform essential job functions. Leave can be a reasonable accommodation if not an undue hardship on an employer.
Most people who apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) will be denied the first time. Getting a case at a hearing in front of an administrative law judge (ALJ) is where a claimant will have their best opportunity at winning disability benefits.
This webinar will examine the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) new regulations on employee wellness programs under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and their interaction with the wellness program regulations issued.
Understanding and managing FMLA intermittent/reduced schedule leave can be challenging for both employers and employees. Our panel will provide employers with tips for managing intermittent FMLA leave, and address employees' legal entitlements to such leave.
Our panel of experts discusses employer-employee rights and obligations under the ADA; who is a "qualified" employee; the interactive process and types reasonable accommodations; direct threat and undue burden; and best practices for handling performance and discipline issues.
Our panel of experts shares the latest information, as well as the basic provisions of the ABLE Act (H.R. 647/S. 313). Topics include development of the Act; key provisions; proposed IRS regulations; opportunities to use ABLE Accounts effectively; and ABLE Act limitations-why a Special Needs Trust is still needed.
In this program, our panel of experts will analyze Supreme Court case law, provide an overview of normal adolescent neurodevelopment, and discuss opportunities for amenability to treatment and rehabilitation.
Our panel of experts will address the following topics, qualifying for benefits under a disability listing, qualifying for benefits through a residual functional capacity assessment, establishing credibility, and avoiding common pitfalls
Receive valuable information on navigating the reasonable accommodations process for persons with disabilities in the workplace. Our experts will provide an overview of reasonable accommodations under the ADA that prepares counsel to advocate for employers and employees.
This webinar will highlight the situations in which each statute, the FMLA and ADA, apply and situations in which the statutes’ coverage intersects.
Many parents with disabilities encounter discriminatory treatment in custody cases based on their status as a person with a disability. Determinations about their child-rearing abilities are often based on bias, stereotypes, and misperceptions regarding disability, rather than on objective evidence.
A panel of nationally recognized attorneys in the area of disability planning will present an overview of special needs trusts (SNTs). Topics include an explanation of the three types of special needs trusts, along with a discussion of when—and which type of—an SNT should be considered for a person with a disability.
The CDR held the Fourth National Conference on Education and Employment Law Impacting Persons with Disabilities on April 9, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.
The Commission held the third national conference on May 8, 2012 in Washington, DC.
The Commission held the second national conference on June 15-16, 2009 in Washington, DC.