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Welcome to Faculty and Staff Disability Services. The University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, programs, and services for individuals with disabilities. Our goal is to create an inclusive working environment for all UNI employees.

Human Resource Services provides assistance to faculty and staff with disabilities, regarding workplace accommodations. In addition to, HRS also serves as a point of contact for prospective employees and visitors regarding accessibility and accommodations.

For more information or to set-up an appointment, please contact:


Therese Callaghan
Employee Disability & Leave Coordinator
27 Gilchrist
Human Resource Services
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0034
(319) 273-6164
Therese.Callaghan@uni.edu


ADA Updates

ADA Updates

Changes to the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) took effect earlier this year. These changes are in addition to those made effective in January 2009 with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Changes made effective March 15, 2011 are in clarification of current practices, including Sale of Tickets for accessible seating, definition of Service Animals, Wheelchairs/Power-driven mobility devices use specification, and effective communication including allowing the use of video remote interpreting services. Changes for the adoption of ADA Standards for Accessible Design and the Architectural Barriers Act will become effective for public entities, such as UNI, on March 15, 2012.


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Compliance to these changes is mandated by law. Please forward this to those in your respective colleges and departments who have responsibility for making necessary changes or who may need to be aware.

 

Contact Information

Therese Callaghan
Employee Disability and Leave Coordinator
27 Gilchrist
Human Resource Services
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0034

Phone: (319) 273-6164
Fax: (319) 273-2927
Therese.Callaghan@uni.edu




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