Flexible Workplaces Benefit Everyone, Especially Persons with Disabilities



Thursday - February 17, 2011


1.5 hours


  • Robin L. Shaffert
    Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)


  • Jill Houghton
    Deputy Director, TACE Southeast - Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University
    and USBLN Acting Executive Director


Workplace flexibility enables workers to meet the often-competing demands of work and personal life and serves as a strategic management tool for employers. This session will explore ways of using flexibility to enhance the workplace for all employees, including persons with disabilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate the benefits workplace flexibility provides to employers and employees (esp. members of the disability community).
  • Be aware of the wide variety of types of flexible work arrangements.
  • Learn about recent developments to expand access to flexible work arrangements.

How to View Webinar Recording

The recording is in Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate), a cross-platform and low-bandwidth program used to ensure our online training experience is accessible to everyone.

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Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar

**NOTE: If this is your first time using Elluminate, review: How to View the Webinar Recording.


PowerPoint Presentation

Supplementary Materials