The Southeast ADA Center Will Broadcast the "ADA Live!" Show: Episode 61: Employment First and the ADA: Working Together

ADA Live! (WADA)


Wednesday – October 3, 2018
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Eastern)

What is Employment First and why does it matter to people with disabilities?  Employment First is a value that every person with a disability has a FIRST employment option in an integrated workplace making competitive wages.  Employment First is a mindset, an outcome, it's a commitment to insuring that people with disabilities are working in real jobs for real pay.  

Speaker:  Jenny Stonemeier, Executive Director - APSE National

Submit your questions for: Employment First and the ADA: Working Together

Featured Organization: 

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)
Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) celebrates the contributions of individuals with disabilities in the workforce throughout American history and promotes the value of a workforce inclusive of diverse skills and talents. The theme for NDEAM 2018 is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” For more information, resources, and ideas, visit the website: dol.gov/ndeam . Also, the third Wednesday of October is Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) which promotes career development for students and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring. Learn more and get involved at www.aapd.com/disability-mentoring-day . In addition, check out the videos and toolkit from The Campaign for Disability Employment. “At work, it's what people CAN do that matters” – visit the website: whatcanyoudocampaign.org

On the Air– ADA Live! Episode 61: Employment First and the ADA: Working Together

WADA "ADA Live!" is a free monthly show broadcast nationally on the Internet by the Southeast ADA Center from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Eastern) on the first Wednesday of each month.  All shows are archived and can be accessed on www.adalive.org.

No registration is required. You can submit your questions, explore resources and the complete program schedule and connect to archived shows on www.adalive.org.

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You can submit your questions, explore resources and the complete program schedule and connect to archived shows on www.adalive.org.

Missed the last episode?

Episode 60: Supported Decision-Making (SDM) and Conservatorship

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Listen: Audio recording (mp3 file, 42 minutes) - Supported Decision-Making (SDM) and Conservatorship

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