In the Know: Job Accommodation Network
In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that will highlight important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities. To find even more useful resources, visit the LEAD Center Resource Center.
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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a leading source of free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN works to achieve practical solutions to benefit both employers and employees by helping people with disabilities to enhance their employability and showing employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities bring to the workplace.
JAN’s consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.
From Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs, JAN has served customers across the United States and around the world for more than 25 years. Its consultants are thought leaders and innovators on disability employment issues, and all have earned at least one Master's degree in their specialized fields, ranging from rehabilitation counseling to education and engineering.