Webinar: The Role of Vocational Rehabilitation in Relation to the ADA


  • Date:
    Wednesday: November 28, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    1.0 hour


  • Peggy Anderson
    State Coordinator, Business Relations Program, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Christy Dunaway
    Executive Director, LIFE of Mississippi
  • Trish Farmer
    Program Manager of Employment Services, Tennessee Department of Human Services


  • Jill Houghton
    Organization Development Specialist, TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University


This webinar is hosted by the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) - Southeast, a partnership between the Southeast ADA Center and Southeast TACE Region IV.

This session will address specific topics as the relate to Vocational Rehabilitation's role with the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) and allow participants an opportunity to ask questions to leaders in the field.

Topics include:

  • Overview on the importance of VR staff and their role in relation to the ADA
  • Who is covered by the ADA?
  • The mandates around reasonable accommodation
  • Disclosure of disability
  • Additional Resources

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


PowerPoint Presentation