READI-Net offers medical aspects of disability training for employers (photo gallery)

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More than 100 people, representing some 50 employers, recently attended the Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability in the Workplace mini-conference at the Trussville Civic Center.

The daylong workshop featured a number of expert panels discussing orthopedic disorders, internal disorders, deafness/hearing loss, reasonable accommodations, mental illness and cognitive disorders, and trauma disorders.

Participating employers included the Alabama Department of Transportation, Alabama Power, Amerex, the city of Auburn, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Cook’s Pest Control, Marshall Space Flight Center, Redstone Arsenal, Regions Bank, Troy University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and the Veterans Administration.

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