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Week: March 16 to March 22, 2014
All Events
Date Title
Monday
March 17
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 8
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
March 18
Training | Thomas Golden
Tools to Support Enhanced Work outcomes of Individuals Who Recieve Disability Benefits (SSI/SSDI)

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Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tuesday
March 18
Training | Thomas Golden
Tools to Support Enhanced Work outcomes of Individuals Who Recieve Disability Benefits (SSI/SSDI)

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Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tuesday
March 18
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Service Animals For An Independent Living

The trainer will discuss the ADA and PR Law dispositions about service animals and how it helps to improve independent living.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: CEPVI Executive Director
Location: Center Pro Independent Living (CEPVI), in Ponce, PR
Tuesday
March 18
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Service Animals For An Independent Living

The trainer will discuss the ADA and PR Law dispositions about service animals and how it helps to improve independent living.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: CEPVI Executive Director
Location: Center Pro Independent Living (CEPVI), in Ponce, PR
Tuesday
March 18
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.6: Healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare and S-CHIP

Through the use of PowerPoint, lecture and written materials, participants will gain additional information that will assist any SSI beneficiary who wishes to return to work at any level of activity. Proper planning and information is critical to this effort and participants will gain the knowledge necessary to help ease this transition. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge and utilization of the various provisions. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Tuesday
March 18
Online Training | Jackie Yingling
Partners Tech Test #1
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Thursday
March 20
Internal Online Meeting | Susanne Bruyere
GLADNET Board Meeting
Project: GLADNET
Thursday
March 20
Internal Online Meeting | Susanne Bruyere
GLADNET Board Meeting
Project: GLADNET
Thursday
March 20
Conference | ADA Center Partner
“RARE-ABILITY EMPLOYMENT 101” – A Guide to Employment Accommodations

This Conference is in the US VI:

The Departments of Labor and the Department of Human Services together with our collaborating stakeholders, are presenting this seminar to acquaint businesses and employers with the programs and resources available to help you diversify your workforce by hiring persons with disabilities.

“Rare-Ability Employment 101” will include presentations from the following agencies:

  •  Mrs. Felecia Blyden, Administrator: Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services, DHS

“Establishing Partnerships Between the Vocational Rehabilitation Program and Employers in the Community”

  • Ms. Stephanie Barnes, Territorial ADA  Coordinator: Office of the Governor

“Know your Rights & Responsibilities as an Employer Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)”

  •  Mrs. Gwendolyn T. Powell, Director: Work-Able, Inc.

“Hiring Persons with Disabilities is not a Charitable Gesture – It’s a Prudent Business Decision”

  •  Mrs. Felecia Brownlow, Executive Director:  Independent Living Center

“Awareness That Will Allay Employers Fears"

Who Should Attend:

Human Resources professionals, business owners, managers, and employers who are interested in learning more about how you can tap into the resources that are available to help your business achieve its competitive advantage by supplying a steady pipeline of talents and skills of people with disabilities by recruiting through governmental and nonprofit sources

Register in advance: This seminar is free, but you must REGISTER to attend.

Please contact Jacqueline M. Blyden for Registration form details at jblyden@vidol.gov 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Sugar Bay Resort, St. Thomas, VI
Thursday
March 20
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.1: Information Gathering, Analysis, Advising and Reporting

This course explores the process for providing solid counsel using lecture, PowerPoint, and written materials. This skill-building session provides opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to ascertain knowledge acquisition. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

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Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
Thursday
March 20
Online Training | Wendy Strobel Gower
About Reasonable Accommodation

Workplace accommodations are one of the main employment rights of people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). During this session, we will discuss ten things you need to know about requesting, creating, and implementing workplace accommodations; the accommodation process; and how we, as employers, can make this process work.  

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Darren Bates, Maximus
Location: Online
Thursday
March 20
Online Training | Jackie Yingling
Partners Module 1 Wrap-up Webinar
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Friday
March 21
Online Training | United Spinal
What’s Your Plan? Barrier Removal in Title III Entities. Part 3

Part 2 and Part 3 of the series will walk stakeholders through the process of performing a physical accessibility site assessment of their facility (what to look for in the parking areas, entrances, circulation paths, toilet rooms, break rooms, primary function areas, etc…) to help identify where accessibility barriers exist.

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Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Northeast ADA Center
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