Announcements

View the announcements listings below to stay connected with updates on the Disability and Employment Community and changes to the site. 

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/8/2017

    The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is unveiling a new website feature, Inclusion@Work: A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization. This resource outlines seven core components of a disability-inclusive workplace, along with a menu of strategies for achieving them.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/8/2017

    In planning, Universal Design is one way to provide exemplary service in American Job Centers. In this webcast, you will learn how Universal Design can be achieved through applying the methods of Customer Centered Design. Design thinking for innovation across the workforce system has been found to benefit job seekers with a wide range of learning styles, language levels, intelligences, and physical mobility to help meet customer’s needs more efficiently.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 5/8/2017

    On the Innovation and Opportunity Network Community of Practice, you can quickly find all of the latest Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Implementation Training Resources in 11 focus areas, as identified by the US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.  These resources are primarily developed for national, state, and local workforce system professionals.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 4/14/2017

    The National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning is hosting this webinar on April 19, 2017 / 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Time.  The full title of the webinar is: Webinar:  AEM in Transition Planning: Including Accessible Materials & Technologies in Services for PS Goal.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 4/6/2017

    This WIOA Wednesday Webinar was held on March 15, 2017.  Universal Design is a significant component of the customer centered design framework to provide exemplary service in American Job Centers (AJC).

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 4/4/2017

    The US Access Board provides guidance on use of the International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA) under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA). This guidance was issued on March 27, 2017, and explains how use of a symbol other than the International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA) may impact compliance with standards issued under the ADA and the ABA.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 4/4/2017

    Webinar:  WIOA Wednesday - American Job Center Certification: A Tool to Maximize State's Quality & Consistency  This is a WorkforceGPS webinar and will be held on April 12, 2017 / 3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern Time

  • Webinar Offering: A Brief Overview of Unified English Braille
    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 3/29/2017

    March 29, 2017 / 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time Hosted by the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at the Cornell University 

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 3/22/2017

    March 29, 2017 / 3:00 – 4:30 PM Eastern Time National LEAD Center 

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 3/22/2017

    March 22, 2017 / 3:00 – 4:30 PM Eastern Time National LEAD Center Webinar