October is Disability Awareness Month.
Two speakers that are featured this month are:
Dan Leonard, Fair Practices Officer, Office of the President will be presenting an ?ADA
Workshop? on October 15, 2003 at 9 am to 12 pm in the Administration Building, room 120. You
will learn: the history of ADA; the definition of disability; how to handle pre-employment and post-
offer inquiries, how to determine which events disqualify employees, how to determine which
employees are covered, and how to accommodate a disability.
Lynne Murphy, OTR/L, Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science will be
presenting ?Ergonomics in the Workplace? on October 22, 2003 at 1 pm in the Administration
Building, room 120. She will describe OSHA?s regulations regarding workstations to prevent
work-related musculoskeletal disorders. She will talk about the general guidelines and provide
examples. New ergonomic equipment will also be described.
To register or if there are questions, please call the Disability Support Services
office at 410-704-2638.