Intersections Conference: Disability, Employment and Benefits

Event Date:  May 7 and 8, 2013
Event Website: More information at http://www.eri-wi.org/intersections/
Event Location:  Radisson Paper Valley in Appleton, Wisconsin

We all know that you cannot provide or receive services in isolation. Issues around disability, employment and benefits intersect every day. Being aware of these intersections and knowing how to navigate the system is crucial. 

This event provided information, resources, and training about shortcuts, potential detours, roadblocks and scenic routes on the road to disability, employment and benefits related issues! We will also make connections between mental health, transition times for youth moving from school to work or older adults moving to the next life phase that could include accessibility and benefits questions and concerns.

Attend this conference to hear from national experts who will provide a road map on how services connect, how to access resources, and what to expect down the road.  Join discussions with others struggling with the same issues you are experiencing, hear stories about solutions that worked, and expand your knowledge about disability, employment and benefits intersections! 

Find out more at http://www.eri-wi.org/intersections/


ADA Audio Conference Series

The ADA Audio Conference Series provides in-depth information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Accessible Information Technology and other related topics. This program is designed as a springboard to enhance an individual's existing knowledge base or facilitate continued learning regarding regulations and trends under the ADA. Get more information at ADA Audio Conference Series (www.ada-audio.org).


Legal Issues Webinar Series: Employment and the ADA

This program is designed for individuals who have a working knowledge of the ADA and are familiar with its basic elements. Sessions are intended to support continued learning and focus on the knowledge that has been gained since the implementation of the law in terms of how the federal agencies and the courts are interpreting the law and subsequent regulations. To learn more and to register visit: Legal Issues Webinar Series (www.ada-audio.org/Webinar/ADALegal).


Disability Law Lowdown Podcasts

The Disability Law Lowdown podcasts will deliver the latest in disability law information every other week. Listeners can subscribe to the podcasts to have shows automatically delivered to them. Access these very informative podcasts at Disability Law Podcasts (http://dll.ada-podcast.com).


Accessible Technology Webinar Series

The goal of the series is to increase awareness on technology accessibility for people with disabilities. To learn more visit: Accessible Technology Webinar Series (http://www.ada-audio.org/Webinar/AccessibleTechnology).


ADA Basic Building Blocks

The ADA Basic Building Blocks is an introductory web course that explores the legal requirements and the spirit of the ADA. The course content is self-paced and organized into 12 topics that have been designed to be studied in order. It covers the basic principles and core concepts contained in the ADA. Register for the ADA Building Blocks Course (www.adabasics.org).


ADA Title II Tutorial

This free tutorial available at www.adacourse.org/title2 was developed by the DBTAC National Network of ADA Centers to provide education and resources on the requirements applicable to State and Local government under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Approved for 0.3 CEU and 3 CRCC clock hours. For more information, visit ADA Title II Tutorial (www.adacourse.org/title2).


WorkSource Wisconsin Employer Trainings and Events

WorkSource WisconsinWorkSource Wisconsin was developed as a resource for employers by employers to provide easy access to the information necessary to actively recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities. WorkSource Wisconsin offers free or low cost statewide trainings in a variety of employment-related topics.


The Employer’s Guild on Disability and Employment

Sponsored By: WorkSource Wisconsin; Co-Sponsored by Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and ADA Wisconsin Partnership

Topics:

  • Legal Issues Pertaining to Disability
  • ADAAA (Amendment Act) and Job Accommodations
  • Mental Health in the WorkPlace

Dates and Locations: This training is being offered at several locations:

Cost: Free

Contact: Charlie George
WorkSource Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Stout
1-866-460-9602

Registration: Register online or find more information.

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