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Disabilities & Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace

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Odenton Regional Library - Anne Arundel County Public Library

1325 Annapolis Road

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Odenton, MD 21113

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Disabilities & Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace: Awareness, Etiquette and the Law

October is Disability Awareness Month and we are commemorating by offering a FREE, interactive training workshop, sponsored by the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights!

The workshop includes an in-depth review of applicable disability-related laws and reasonable accommodations in the workplace. We will discuss relevant statistics, current trends as well as appropriate etiquette, language and behavior when interacting with persons with disabilities. This engaging workshop is packed full of helpful info and is open to the public! *Ideal for employers, managers, supervisors, human resource and employee relations staff in the private, non-profit and public sectors.

Workshop content includes:

  • Applicable Laws & Definitions
  • Reasonable Accommodations Info (discussion of requests, documentation, verification of documentation, what is and is not required by the employee and the employer, etc.)
  • Exclusions Under Federal Law
  • Elements of a Prima Facie Employment Discrimination Case & Possible Defenses for Employers
  • Current Case Law & Common Workplace Scenarios
  • Best Practices for Inclusive Workplaces, Appropriate Language and Information to Better Understand Common Mental & Physical Disabilities in the Workplace.


Make sure to register now - SEATING IS LIMITEd! All attendees who who attend the full session will receive a certificate of attendance at the close of the training.


Workshop trainers from the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights' General Counsel's Office and the Education & Outreach Department. Please contact Tara Taylor at tara.taylor@maryland.gov for accommodation needs.

Many thanks to the Odenton Regional Library for the use of their facilities for the training.

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