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Disability Awareness Training
This is general awareness training and an excellent place for any company to start as they build a more inclusive work culture.
Disability awareness is focused on building a foundation of mindfulness for attendees by using information on employment statistic for people with disabilities, a basic understanding of unconscious bias, myths and misconceptions about disability, accommodations, interview tips and disability etiquette. This training is designed for general employee training, newly hired employees and those who are responsible for diversity strategies within the company.
Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness in the Workplace
A focus on mental health and how we can influence inclusion by reducing stigma
This training focuses on how we can influence change to reduce the stigma that many face who experience mental illness and provides an overview of how workplaces can be more inclusive. An estimated 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience a mental illness each year and while we may not always know it, every workplace has many employees who are experience mental health conditions. Attendees will learn basic mental health awareness, including myths and misconceptions about mental illness and strategies we can all implement to reduce bias and influence change in our work culture to reduce the stigmas of mental illness in the workplace.
Neurodiversity in the Workplace: What It Is and What It is Not
A dispelling of myths around neurodiversity and general awareness and how to build a more inclusive workplace.
Neurodiversity is often times misunderstood. This session provides definition to understand how vast this type of disability is experienced by many. Awareness leads to knowledge and knowledge to action that can promote a more inclusive workplace. This also includes tips for embracing Neurodiversity in the workplace and best practice in supporting employees who are neurodiverse.
Assistive Technology and Employment: Simpler Than You Think
This session expands on technology by exploring case studies of applications that support candidates and employees.
Assistive technology is not all about the "tech", and its benefits for making employment more accessible are not limited to the workplace, and integration of AT and accommodations are less complicated than you think. This session will spotlight some case studies to explore the spectrum of assistive technology options and the breadth of applications for supporting an individual's employment journey inside and outside of the workplace.
Disability Inclusion in the Workplace and Managing Employees
This training is designed for hiring managers, front line supervisors and others who manage employees.
An excellent presentation that addresses the primary challenges managers face on a daily basis. How to communicate, how to interact, how to address accommodations, and learning what other managers say about employees with disabilities. This training will give attendees “safe place” to ask those tough questions and get direct feedback to help strengthen skills when managing workers and creating a more inclusive work culture.
Return to Work - Strategies for Supporting Employees
This training complements a company’s standard operating procedures.
It addresses how managers can utilize the interactive process, be supportive, and help the employee create a return to work plan that helps lead to a successful transition. This does not address worker's compensation issues, but rather addresses key indicators for a successful return to work.