Accessibility and Accommodations in the Federal Workplace: Driving Success in Employment and Performance

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, Eastern Time

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Sponsored by Great Lakes ADA Center and ADA National Network (ADANN)
For help, contact Great Lakes ADA Center: 1-877-232-1990 (Voice/TTY) or email

Would you describe your agency’s accessibility efforts as siloed or wholistic? Which approach is more proactive in creating an inclusive work environment? Section 508 Coordinators, IT Specialists, Reasonable Accommodation Specialists and Disability Program Managers are encouraged to join this webinar to gain the following unique insights.

  1. Gain first-person accounts from a senior executive and an accessibility specialist with disabilities on how coordination of their individual needs and systems access helped remove barriers to career advancement.
  2. Learn best practices for how key EEO, HR and IT staff may cross collaborate on policies, practices, and direct services to create a more accessible and inclusive workplace for all employees.
  3. Obtain accessibility resources and strategies to implement at your agency.

Questions can be submitted in advance of the session following the instructions below or can be posed during the live webinar.

Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning will be provided.

Continuing Education Credit available: Certificate of Attendance; ACTCP: 1.5 Credits

Carol Dobak, Deputy Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, U.S. Department of Education

Rajiv Shah, IT/Assistive Technology Specialist, Accessibility Division (GTM/OAA/AD), Office of Accessibility & Accommodations Global Talent Management, U.S. Department of State

Session Questions
This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.