Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

Descriptions 

People with disabilities represent a significant and largely underutilized resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or unemployed. As a result of advocates for diversity, as well as a shrinking labor pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. This two-day workshop will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace.

What Will Students Learn?

  • How to prepare to welcome people with disabilities into your workplace
  • How to interact with people with disabilities
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers in the workplace
  • Using respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance
  • Understanding appropriate interaction during hiring and interviewing
  • Understanding what job accommodation is and how it applies in your workplace

What Topics are Covered?

  • Defining terms
  • Misconceptions and realities
  • Dissecting labels
  • Accessibility
  • The cornerstones of diversity
  • Encouraging diversity by hiring
  • Using the STOP technique
  • Communication essentials
  • Communication styles and critical conversations
  • How do we make it happen?
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