19 May

Service Animal Access vs. Wheelchair Access – Why the Difference?

We’ve been getting more and more questions about service animals in the workplace, both from employers and people with disabilities who use service animals. One of the questions we frequently...

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11 Nov

Disclosure Basics

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrated its 26th anniversary this past July. This legislation is purposed to improve the lives of people with disabilities by protecting their rights to...

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11 Nov

Guest Blog – Website Addresses Addiction and Mental Health Impairments

Occasionally at JAN, we are contacted by a new organization or individual who wants to share with us their information and the work they do through a guest Blog. We...

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19 Aug

What’s in a Routine?

With summer coming to a close and schools starting to resume, I become reminiscent of the time when my son was younger. I hear parents talking about being anxious for school to start so their kids will be back on a schedule and out of their hair.

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15 Jul

Common Questions about Providing Equipment as an Accommodation

As the Lead Consultant for the Motor Team, I am asked questions daily about the provision of equipment as an accommodation. Employers, individuals, and even rehabilitation professionals often ask if...

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29 Jun

Hobby Groups, Workplace Wellness, and Stress Reduction

Every Thursday afternoon, I grab my yarn and knitting needles and join some of my colleagues at JAN for our “Yarn Club.” A mix of knitters and crocheters gather together...

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