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Month: November, 2011
Webinars Only
Date Title
Friday
November 04
Presentation | ADA Center Partner
Business and Post Secondary Education Summit: Presentation 1: Assistive Technology

Topic 1: assistive technology; types of tech and ways to acquire it.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: John Hellszwig Center Rutgers University
Friday
November 04
Presentation | ADA Center Partner
Business and Post Secondary Education Summit: Presentation 2: Disability Disclosure

Presentation 2: Disability Disclosure; decisions and considerations.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: John Hellszwig Center Rutgers University
Wednesday
November 09
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Serving Jobseekers with Disabilities in Challenging Times
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Wednesday
November 09
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Moodle Course 6 Week 15 Collaborate Session
Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Ithaca, NY
Thursday
November 10
Seminar | Ed Lopez-Soto
Work Incentives Seminar

Please contact Katie Steigerwalt at kms342@cornell.edu for registration information.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Thursday
November 10
Online Training
Building Fee-For-Service Capacity for Benefits and Work Incentives Planning Services Part I: The Case of State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies
Project: External Clients
Sponsor: NABWIS
Location: Webinar
Friday
November 11
Training | Jackie Yingling
Partners in Policymaking Module 8- Group A
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Ithaca, NY
Friday
November 11
Training | Jackie Yingling
Partners in Policymaking Module 8- Group C
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Ithaca, NY
Saturday
November 12
Training | Gary DeCarolis
Partners in Policymaking Module 8 & Graduation Group A
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Ithaca, NY
Saturday
November 12
Training | Gary DeCarolis
Partners in Policymaking Module 8 & Graduation Group C
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Ithaca, NY
Monday
November 14
Conference | LaWanda Cook
Attracting and Retaining Employees with Disabilities

This interactive session will provide an overview of the ADA and ADA AA as they pertain to the hiring and employment of individuals with disabilities. Human and practical considerations, including current workforce trends will also be discussed. Finally, we will consider the value of universal design principles in attracting and retaining employees with disabilities.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Cornell Diversity Update Conference
Location: Ithaca, NY
Monday
November 14
Online Training | Carol Blessing
ediONLINE CCLD 8.1: Citizenship and a Call to Leadership

This cornerstone session discusses the challenge of promoting authentic community inclusion with individuals with disabilities within traditional organizational design structures and advocates a shift of paradigm using the lenses of citizenship and leadership development.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Ithaca, NY
Wednesday
November 16
Online Training
BAH WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Friday
November 18
Online Training | Nancy Hinkley
Transition-PDSC Webinar - Evaluating Our Efforts
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Webinar
Monday
November 21
Online Training | Carol Blessing
ediONLINE CCLD 8.2: The Community-Building Imperative

This session lays the foundation upon which community inclusion and meaningful citizenship contribution are built. It will include a brief review of civil and disabilities rights movements that have had powerful impact on contemporary society and explore in greater detail the importance of understanding how valued social roles are translated into citizenship.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Ithaca, NY
Monday
November 28
Online Training | Carol Blessing
ediONLINE 8.3 Person-Centered Planning

This session explores the fundamental intention behind person-centered planning and articulates the distinction between theory, practice and formal planning. Characteristics of organizations that successfully support person-centered processes will be reviewed as well as a look at the ethics behind good practice.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tuesday
November 29
Online Training | Ed Lopez-Soto
OPWDD Benefits Planning and Work Incentives Webinar Series: SSI Work Incentives

If you are an SSI recipient with a disability who wants to work, this is the session for you! You have questions, we have answers! This webinar will cover the following topics on the SSI work incentives:

  • The impact of income on SSI
  • The difference between unearned and earned income
  • The general income exclusion
  • The earned income exclusion with examples
  • The student earned income exclusion
  • Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE)
  • Blind Work Expenses (BWE)
  • SSI, Work & Medicaid including 1619b
  • Where to go for more help with using work incentives

Location: Webinar
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