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State of the Science Conference
September 15-16, 2005

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Aging and the Accommodating Workplace: An Examination of Employer Practice

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  1. Aging and the Accommodating Workplace: An Examination of Employer Practice
  2. Study Rationale
  3. Older Worker Demographics
  4. Age-Related Disabilities
  5. Why Accommodations for Older Workers?
  6. "Finding the Holes"
  7. Methodology
  8. Initial Results
  9. "Survey Says…"
  10. Additional Insight
  11. Additional Insight II
  12. Conclusions: A Research Dilemma
  13. Next Steps

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Aging and the Accommodating Workplace: An Examination of Employer Practice

Lynzee Head, M.S., Brad Bagwell and Paul M.A. Baker, PhD
RERC on Workplace Accommodations
September 16, 2005


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Study Rationale


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Older Worker Demographics


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Age-Related Disabilities


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Why Accommodations for Older Workers?

* As long as the impairment is a "qualified disability" under the ADA


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"Finding the Holes"


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Methodology


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Initial Results


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"Survey Says…"


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Additional Insight


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Additional Insight II


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Conclusions: A Research Dilemma


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Next Steps

Second wave of interviews
Case study of one of the respondents

For more information:
Lynzee Head
RERC on Workplace Accommodations
lynzee.head@gcatt.gatech.edu

The RERC on Workplace Accommodations is supported by Grant H133E020720 of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education.



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