The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.
This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Workers Compensation Program and their impact on SSDI and SSI using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.
The Great Lakes and Pacific ADA Centers on behalf of the ADA National Network are pleased to announce the 2012 Accessible Technology Webinar Series. Electronic information and communications technology have become essential tools in all areas of our lives and working environments today, and are particularly important to people with disabilities by providing equal access to the workplace and social media.
Please join us for our 2012 webinar series as we explore some of the latest technological trends and their accessibility to people with disabilities.
All sessions are free and scheduled for 2-3:30pm Eastern/1-2:30pm Central/12-1:30pm Mountain/11-12:30pm Pacific utilizing the ElluminateLive! webinar platform.
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The National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) invites its membership and all rehabilitation professionals and educators throughout the U.S. and the world to attend the 12th Annual NCRE National Rehabilitation Educators Conference. An exciting conference is planned. Tracks include rehabilitation, legislation, training, service delivery outcomes, and evidence-based practice.
Presentation: "The Aging Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities" by Susanne Bruyere and Judy Young
Workplace Considerations for Employees with Non-Visible Disabilities
People with disabilities comprise a significant percentage of our society. When we think about "disability" we often picture obvious disabilities such as someone who uses a wheelchair or who is blind. But actually a large proportion of individuals with disabilities actually have non-visible disabilities such as learning disabilities or psychiatric impairments. These individuals have a unique set of needs and issues, as well as potential challenges they may encounter in the workplace. This program will explore society's view of people with non-visible disabilities and how that can be reflected in the workplace. It will also explore issues around defining disability, disclosure, and confidentiality in the workplace. Specifically, this program will enable participants to:
• Explore issues around defining what a disability can be and increase their knowledge about different types of disabilities;
• Consider what affects the decision to disclose a disability and what the employer's obligations and options are for responding and addressing the needs of an employee who is disclosing having a non-visible disability;
• Discuss how to navigate performance management issues that involve someone with a non-visible disability; and
• Learn best practices around interacting and communicating with employees with disabilities and how to create a disability inclusive workplace.
This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to eligibility for and claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit as well as information pertaining to the Veterans Administration benefits using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.
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