What to do when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Impacts Case Settlements:
The Benefits of an Accessibility-Focused Case Evaluation

A White Paper by Michael Fiore

One of the likely unintended consequences of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that Special Need Trusts (SNT’s) may be impacted due to settlement criteria that can be based on past, present, and future medical needs.

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Teleseminars on Disability, Diversity, and the Changing Workforce. One hour of learning that can change the way that you think.

Tech Update: Read an article about the implications of 32-bit and 64-bit processors for Assistive Technology Solutions.

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You're INVITED to a COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR funded in part by a Grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council

5 Signs Your Doors are Open to Employees with Disabilities - Keys to Inclusive Cultures

Expert Panelists: Louis Orslene, MPIA, MSW, CPDM Co-Director, Job Accommodation Network (JAN), and Thomas H. Earle, CEO, Liberty Resources, Inc.

Facilitated by: Janet D. Fiore of The Sierra Group Foundation


  • How to Develop and Maintain Comfort, Confidence and Competence in employing and accommodating workers with disabilities;
  • The 5 Signs that your Doors are Open to employees with disabilities. Everything from buildings to technology to language, relationships and policies.
  • How to Recognize and Respond to a Reasonable Accommodation Request – includes a video vignette, and Q&A with Employer Mentors!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, EDT

This business-to-business mentoring webinar is intended to gain valuable insights from the PA Employment Project mentor presenters.

Attendance is free of charge. Register NOW, webinar space is limited!

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Or call Emily Coder telephone: 267.765.1507 x258 Emily.Coder@thesierragroupfoundation.org

The Sierra Group, a nationally acclaimed workplace consultancy, is facilitating trainings designed to entice radical change in disability hiring practices. This training is one in a series of FREE events where employers will share and mentor other employers on how to deepen cultural awareness and recruitment of employees with Disabilities.

The PA Employment Project "Employer Focused Employment" tools and training programs are funded in part by a grant from the PA Developmental Disabilities Council.

Learn about the economics of disability and accommodation.

Welcome to Employment Incentives, a website that promotes and shares information about the economic incentives available to businesses that hire and retain employees with disabilities.  This site has information on Federal and state programs and initiatives designed to promote the hiring of qualified candidates with disabilities.

The Sierra Group’s Foundation follows economic development issues around the country and captures information, forms, financial updates, and user insights, in an effort to help businesses easily search through the myriad of available information efficiently, and from a single source. The Sierra Group is a national consultancy that offers an array of vocational rehabilitation, recruiting, consulting, and training services designed to serve the needs of insurance companies, businesses, and workers with disabilities.  The Sierra Group and our Foundation stand for reversing the high rate of unemployment for people with disabilities.

 The costs to develop the content on these pages and to manage and research the informational articles and materials that are presented are funded by The Sierra Group Foundation – the research and charitable Foundation of The Sierra Group, Inc.

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Please help us continue to help drive up the rate of employment for persons with disabilities, including veterans, with your charitable tax deductible donation. For more information, go to The Sierra Group Foundation Annual Appeal.

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