Accommodating Federal Employees with Disabilities: The CAP ProcessBy Cohen, Dinah F.B., CRC; Matthews, Brittany, CRC; CSUN Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference - 2002,
Publication Date: 2002
Article focuses on the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), which was established by the United States Department of Defense in 1990 in order to eliminate barriers for employers with disabilities. The organization fills accommodation request for people with a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, cognitive, and physical disabilities. The organization works with federal agencies to perform a number of duties, including: (1) purchase assistive technology (AT), (2) procure general disability services for clients, (3) conduct needs assessments to identify the appropriate AT, (4) provide AT training, (5) advise agencies on creating accessible workplace environments, (6) provide support to employees with disabilities who work from remote locations via telecommunication, and (7) conduct presentations about CAP services and other accessibility issues.
Published by: Center on Disabilities at CSUN (Website:http://www.csun.edu/cod/)
Link to text: http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2002/proceedings/41.htm