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The Cornell University Just-in-Time Toolkit for Managers

Tips, checklists, and resources to help managers lead a disability inclusive workforce.

Topics

Topic 1: Disability is Diversity

Disability is Diversity:
The Case for Disability Inclusiveness

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Topic 2: Myth vs. Fact

Disability in the Workplace:
What's True and What's Not True

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Topic 3: Let's Talk

Let's Talk:
Interacting with Employees Who Have Disabilities

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Topic 4: About Hiring

About Hiring:
The Many Faces of Talent

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Topic 5: What Do I Do Now?

An Employee Just Told Me About a Disability:
What Do I Do Now?

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Topic 6: The 3 P's

Effective Accommodation Discussions:
The 3 P's: Performance, Productivity & Preventing Turnover

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Topic 7: Effective Accommodations

Finding an Effective Accommodation:
What Works and What Doesn't Work?

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Topic 8: Performance Issues

When a Performance Issue Might Be Due To a Disability:
Addressing the Situation

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Topic 9: Mental Illness or Addiction

An Employee Might Have a Mental Illness or Addiction:
Thinking It Through

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Topic 10: Cornell University Resources

Disability Resources for Cornell University Managers:
You're Not Alone

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Contact Information:
For more information about this Toolkit, call the ADA National Network at 800.949.4232

For more information about disability and diversity at Cornell University, please see https://hr.cornell.edu/policies/all/disability_accommodation.html. Applicants who need a disability accommodation to apply for a position at Cornell should contact Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at equalopportunity@cornell.edu or (607)254-7232.

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Acknowledgement of Funding:
The contents of this website was developed under a grant from the Department of Education, NIDRR grant number H133 A110020. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.