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The New Jersey Self-Advocacy Project


11/1/22: Know Your Rights! An Overview of Title I of the ADA

This session offers an overview of the employment provisions covered by Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Topics to be reviewed include the role of disability disclosure in the workplace, the difference between disclosure and self-identification of a disability, and the critical concept of reasonable accommodation in the workplace.

Jeffrey Tamburo, LMSW, is a Training and Content Development Specialist for Cornell University’s K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability. His employment includes work as a training specialist for the Northeast ADA Center. In this work, his passion is to work with organizations to develop training and resources that will educate and enlighten others on not only their legal obligations under the ADA, but also the practical and human impact of the ADA, and disability inclusiveness, on businesses, and on job seekers and employees with disabilities. As a trainer, his approach and goal are to not simply convey the law, but to make the information interesting, relevant, provocative and fun to others.