Hearing Loss in the Workplace – Rights and Obligations

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
2:00 PM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT




People with hearing loss regularly face barriers to communication in the workplace. With over 48 million Americans with a hearing loss, discrimination in the workplace is a serious problem. This presentation addresses the legal rights of applicants and employees with hearing loss and the legal obligations of employers in dealing with these individuals in the workforce. Also presented are available resources for managing the employer-employee relationship.

This session will be presented by Lise Hamlin - Director of Public Policy, and David Gayle both from the Hearing Loss Association of America.

Continuing Education Credits: Applications for HRCI, SHRM and CRCC have been submitted and are pending approval.

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-Time Captioning: Will be provided via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.
  • A telephone conference option will also available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

First time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.6 users: We recommend that you prepare your technology prior to the session. Visit Blackboard Collaborate Installation and follow the instructions to check your system's configuration. 

Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available on-line at: Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 3 - Mid-Atlantic ADA Center


Business, Employer, State and Local Government, People with Disabilities


Technology (Accessible), Employment (ADA Title I), General ADA Information





Registration Deadline: 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017