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Supporting Employees with Disabilities during COVID-19
Supporting Employees with Disabilities during COVID-19

Free Web-based Training
Thursday, June 18, 2020, 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is hosting a free webinar for employers, “Supporting Employees with Disabilities during COVID-19”. Learn about various communication best practices, and the option to utilize remote job coaching to support employees with disabilities during COVID-19. Learn about accommodating different learning styles, accessible documents, and various methods that can be used to more effectively communicate COVID-19 safety precautions in the workplace to employees with disabilities. Also, learn about the situations when remote job coaching services are beneficial, and the equipment and workplace policy modifications to consider. To accompany this training, you can also find several different facts sheets in the "For More Information" section of this page sharing communication tips and information on remote job coaching services.

The training will take place as a Microsoft Teams Live Event. You can view the training through your web browser, and you do not need to have Microsoft Teams to participate. Here is the link to join the training.

The training will be hosted by OOD’s Worksite Accessibility Specialist,  Julie Zeigler Wood, Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed and OOD Business Relations Specialist, Dennis DeYoung.

You will not need to pre-register for this training, but please respond to this brief survey to let us know you’ll be joining us. 

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities and programs in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws.  To request an accommodation based on a disability, please contact Chris Glover at Chris.Glover@ood.ohio.gov by June 16, 2020.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

This Program has been approved for 1.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).