ADA Distance Learning Session: Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and Health Science Programs

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

1/15/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation (BAJA) and the Illinois ADA Project will host an ADA Distance Learning session on "Accommodating Students with Disabilities Enrolled in Medical and Health Science Programs." This session will look at how students participating in medical and health science programs are provided with accommodations for classroom and clinical settings. The presenter will examine issues of undue burden and fundamental alterations to programs. Topics to be discussed will include, course attendance requirements, documentation, adjustments to course work, modifications at clinical settings and resources for colleges and universities to serve students with disabilities. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of the presenter following the presentation.

Speakers

  • Lisa Meeks Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Family Medicine

Continuing Education Recognition & Credit Hours: Certificate of Attendance 1.5, ACTCP 1.5

To Register

The program is free to those who call and register. You must pre-register with the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation prior to the training date in order to receive the dial-in number and pass code. Please contact the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation at one of the following numbers:

(312) 793-0034 (Voice)

(312) 793-2406 (FAX)

(888) 614-2385 (TTY)

Reasonable Accommodation

If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation and specify what form of accommodation is needed at least two weeks prior to the training date.

Calendar: May 2019

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