Discrimination Based on Disability – September Webinar

Discrimination Based on Disability

The TAA hosted a FREE webinar about “Discrimination Based on Disability” on September 29, 2016. Hosted by the Tourette Health and Education Program, we discussed accommodations and rights in the workplace, school, and housing.

This presentation will explore:
-The definition of a disability and protective laws
-Reasonable workplace accommodations for individuals with disabilities
-Special attention will be paid towards discriminatory conduct
This free webinar is hosted by the Tourette Health and Education Program, in partnership with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Presenter: John P. Herrion, Director of the Disability Rights for the New York State Division of Human Rights. John P. Herrion is an attorney with extensive experience in disability rights. Mr. Herrion has published numerous articles and has lectured extensively, including Continuing Legal Education programs for attorneys, on the rights of persons with disabilities. He is a past Chair and Secretary of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Legal Issues Affecting Persons with Disabilities.

Mr. Herrion holds a law degree from Pace University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College.