Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Description: 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST - An EARN Partner Webinar
Come learn from experts on disability and employment about how and when to disclose your disability during the recruitment and employment process. Find out what employer responsibilities are to accommodate your needs in the workplace. Discover how you can put employers and colleagues at ease to diminish any concerns about your disability and how it relates to your productivity and performance in the workplace.
Maria Town is a Policy Advisor at the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. At ODEP, her work focuses on issues related to youth with disabilities.
Jennifer Thomas is the Youth Development Specialist for the National Collaborative for Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) in the Center for Workforce Development at the Institute for Educational Leadership.
Lou Orslene is the Co-Director of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), the premier national resource for free, expert and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment. Lou’s presentations are informed by 25 years in the field of disability employment and through collaborations with ATIA, DMEC, SHRM, USBLN and others.