NIDRR-Funded ADA Center Announces Reasonable Accommodations in the Lodging Sector Survey

The NIDRR-funded Mid-Atlantic ADA Center at TransCen, Inc., and researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park are seeking participants for a survey on the experiences of human resource professionals in providing reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities in the hotel and lodging industry. Survey findings will provide guidance for the training, development, and technical assistance activities this industry. Additionally, study findings will assist hotel and lodging industry personnel to effectively handle requests for reasonable accommodations from employees with disabilities. The electronic survey is estimated to take no more than 12 to 15 minutes. As a token of appreciation for completing the survey, individuals have the opportunity to voluntary enter a lottery to win a $10 VISA gift card. Everyone has a 1 in 5 chance of winning! If you are interested, visit the RA Lodging Survey website to read the Statement of Consent and begin the survey.

The Provision of Reasonable Accommodations in the Hotel and Lodging Industry study is conducted by Ellen Fabian, PhD, and Paul Gold, PhD, at the University of Maryland, College Park, with the support of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network. The survey is funded by a grant H133A110017 from the National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) awarded to the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center which serves the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The ADA National Network was established to provide information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ten regional ADA Centers provide answers to ADA questions via a toll-free confidential information hotline at 800/949-4232, ADA publications, web-based training and information, customized in-person trainings, and ADA webinars and podcasts. Visit ADAta.org for ADA information and to find your regional center and ADAhospitality.org for industry-specific information.

We are posting this for information purposes as a courtesy to our readers. For questions or more information please contact the contact the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center at 301/217-0124 (V/TTY) or via their contact form.  

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Media Specialist for the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through Administration for Community Living (ACL) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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