Poster Session  |   July 2017
Workplace Discrimination and Visual Impairment: Still a Concern After the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act
Author Affiliations
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Article Information
Vision / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Workplace Discrimination and Visual Impairment: Still a Concern After the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510179p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2164
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510179p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2164
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

People with visual impairments experienced workplace discrimination, yet most of the charges were not substantiated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, indicating the need for targeted education and advocacy for this vulnerable population to achieve parity with their non–visually disabled peers in the workplace.

Primary Author and Speaker: Callie Victor

Contributing Authors: Callie Victor, Dianne Pawluk, Kelli Williams Gary, Leroy Thacker II