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Disability-Inclusive Employment: the economic benefits of hiring inclusively

Aug 26, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by DSC and Community Choices, LEAP training is a free, one-hour presentation for Champaign County business leaders, hiring managers, and anyone else interested in learning about inclusive employment and the disability community.

The training is split into three sections:
* General education, including disability rights history, definitions, and etiquette;
* Economic benefits for companies who employ individuals with disabilities; and
* Free employment services that DSC and Community Choices specialists provide, such as site consultation, working with the business to identify and meet their needs, and help with accommodations

The one-hour window includes time for questions at the end and discussion throughout. Attending companies will be promoted on the social media channels of both organizations following the session, and ongoing support is offered to employers looking to create a more inclusive workplace.

This event will take place virtually through RingCentral, a platform similar to Zoom. Dial-in numbers will be provided to allow for audio-only and TTY calls. If you are interested in attending the training, but are unable to join us at this time, let us know. In addition to being held every fourth Thursday of the month, individual sessions can be scheduled to meet your needs. Please contact Gregory Schroeder at gschroeder@dsc-illinois.org or (217) 356-9176 with any questions or requests.

Note: As you’re sharing your lunchtime with us, feel free to bring your meal. You do not need to be on camera.

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Details

Date:
August 26, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://bit.ly/LEAP_Registration

Venue

Virtual

Organizers

DSC
Community Choices