NIH Reasonable Accommodation Program

NIH Reasonable Accommodation Program

David Rice
EDI Event
  • Event Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Event Location: 
    Natcher Bldg. 45; Conference Center; Balcony Level
  • Event Speaker(s): 
    • Kathleen Tepas, Legislative Coordinator, NIAAA
    • Stephon Scott - Branch Chief, Access & Equity, EDI, NIH
    • Keri Gray - Director of NextGen Initiatives
  • Event Host(s): 
    Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

EDI will bring awareness to the Reasonable Accommodation (RA) program NIH-wide through several activities to include:

  • A panel discussion on Reasonable Accommodation
  • An interactive Reasonable Accommodations equipment and technology showcase
  • Section 508 training presented by the United States Access Board
  • Reasonable Accommodation training opportunities for employees and managers. Please note, each of these training sessions have a maximum number of seats, so be sure to register for each training session.

Agenda

  • 1:00pm to 1:10pm - Welcoming remarks by Stephon Scott, Access & Equity, Branch Chief
  • 1:10pm to 1:15pm - Introduction of Panelists
  • 1:15pm to 2:00pm - Panelist remarks with Q&A
  • 2:15pm to 3:15pm - Breakout session #1 - Training on RA Overview
  • 2:15pm to 3:15pm - Breakout session #2 - Training on Section 508 (Access Board)

NOTE: Due to limited space, employees/managers will need to register for each breakout session

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