Episode 98: America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusive Employment

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00 pm EDT
Speaker(s): 
  • Will Fried, Fort Hays State University
  • Trisha Baldwin, Visionworks, Inc.
  • Eren Denburg Niederhoffer, Michael Kipniss of the Piedmont Group of Atlanta
  • Jason Jones. University of Kentucky Human Development Institute
Description: 

Each October we celebrate the diverse contributions that people with disabilities make to America’s workplaces and economy during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).

This year’s theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.”  This theme reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

On this episode of ADA Live! our guest panel of self-advocates with disabilities will discuss their personal experiences in finding work, job accommodations, and the importance of employment and career to community inclusion.

Our guest panel will be:

Mark your calendars to listen to this informative discussion and celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).