Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)
Jeffrey Dallos serves as a Program Analyst for the Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), a centrally funded program which provides free assistive technology and training to wounded, ill and injured Service members and federal employees with disabilities at 69 partnering federal agencies. With over 16 years of federal service, CAP has benefitted greatly from Mr. Dallos’ contributions since he joined the program in 2008.
Jeffrey began his federal career in 2000 as the Disability Program Manager for the Department of Interior’s (DOI) United States Geological Survey (USGS). In this role, Mr. Dallos oversaw all reasonable accommodation requests for USGS. He also created the reasonable accommodations procedures and was instrumental in opening a Disability Resource Center. He accomplished this while maintaining the procurement vehicles that allowed the expedited provision of reasonable accommodation requests and ensured disability-related employment compliance.
Mr. Dallos currently serves as CAP’s subject matter expert on technology for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as individuals with disabilities that affect communication. In this role, he is responsible for identifying appropriate assistive technology and services to allow individuals to perform their job responsibilities. Jeffrey has been the caseworker on over 18,300 individual accommodation requests. These have resulted in the provision of more than 25,000 accommodations for civilian employees with disabilities and to wounded, ill and injured Service members. As an Assessment Specialist, Mr. Dallos has conducted more than 650 comprehensive needs assessments to ensure individuals receive the most appropriate assistive technology based on their needs.
Jeffrey was a past participant in the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), a federal recruitment and referral program for college students and recent graduates with disabilities. Mr. Dallos is now an active recruiter for the WRP, while simultaneously serving as the CAP representative on the WRP Steering Committee. He is also an active member of Deaf in Government (DIG), which is an organization that works to overcome communication barriers, resolve accessibility issues, and promotes a fully inclusive work environment.
Mr. Dallos has been a selected speaker on reasonable accommodations, accessibility, and information technology at a variety of conferences, including Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Deaf in Government (DIG), the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), and the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA).
Mr. Dallos earned a Bachelor Degree in Communications, with a concentration in Public Relations, from George Mason University.