Best Practices for Accommodating Students & Employees with Disabilities - February 8, 2018 - 9 to 11 am

This class will discuss the University's compliance obligations under Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as relates to UGA students, employees, and other University community members with disabilities. The class will explain the respective responsibilities of the person with a disability and the University in terms of making requests for accommodations and participating in the interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided. The class will also explain the respective roles of UGAs Disability Resource Center, Human Resources and the Equal Opportunity Office in responding to requests for accommodations and insuring legal compliance, and will discuss examples of reasonable accommodations.  To register, go to:

Presenters:  Clare Norins, Equal Opportunity Office & Trisha Tonge Barefield, Disability Resource Center 

Event date: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:00am