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Week: April 21 to April 27, 2013
Webinars Only
Date Title
Monday
April 22
Training | Erin Sember
Employment Tips for People with Disabilities

 It is a common misperception that having a disability is primarily a limitation or challenge, especially in the work setting.  But the reality is, jobseekers and employees with disabilities often have skills, talents, and legally afforded opportunities because of their disability, not in spite of it.  During this presentation, participants will engage in thoughtful discussion about how their disability experience, and related legal rights, can assist them in their job search, the application/interview process, and while working in a job.  

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: FLIC
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tuesday
April 23
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Rights of Deaf People under the ADA
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Myrnalis Castro, MAVI-Rio Grande Coordinator
Location: Rio Grande, PR
Wednesday
April 24
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Right of People with Mental Disabilities under the ADA

The trainer going to speak at the waiting area about the Rights of People with Mental Disabilities under the ADA and will be answering the questions of the audience about this subject.

 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Evelyn Rivera, Complaint Officer
Location: San Juan, PR
Wednesday
April 24
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: External Clients
Location: Webinar
Thursday
April 25
Online Training | EARN Partner
Be Tech Savvy: Accessible Information and Communication Technology

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently published “Business Strategies that Work: A Framework for Disability Inclusion.” This guide for employers focuses on policies and practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing qualified individuals with disabilities and ensuring that the workplace is truly diverse and inclusive. It is organized into seven action areas.

 

This webinar focuses on an action area that is central to the operation of 21st century business – the development, procurement, lease, maintenance, and use of information and communication technology (ICT.) To fully participate in the workforce, applicants and employees with disabilities must have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access and use by applicants and employees without disabilities.

 

During this webinar you will learn about securing leadership at the highest levels of the company, making the business case for ensuring that technology used by the business is accessible to the largest possible number of applicants, employees, and customers, adopting accessible online application systems, conducting training for in-house staff and deploying accessible ICT throughout the company.

Presenters:
Rachel Book,Associate Director of Global Talent Attraction & Diversity, AT&T
Jon Nelson, Director of HR Staffing, AT&T
Jill D. Houghton,Executive Director, USBLN

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Friday
April 26
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
Issues in Web Site Accessibility for Employers featuring WebAIM

This session will review the following topics: • Web accessibility basics (overview of guidelines and laws, principles of accessibility, evaluation tools) • Business case for web accessibility for Title I entities (i.e. Application systems and benefits systems) • Recent Court Decisions of interest in web accessibility (i.e. Netflix decision)

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: WebAIM
Location: Online Webinar
Friday
April 26
Training | Kathleen Lee
EARN Services: Disability & Veteran Outreach for CBRE

Provide the HR and Compliance team with an overview of resources and services from EARN to assist CBRE in compliance and increasing their outreach and hiring efforts for individuals and veterans with disabilities.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
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