Please Join us for and the AT Works Series on Accessible Technology’s impact on Employment of People with Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities
The Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) in hosting a series of free webcasts and webinars this summer to explore the connection between emerging technologies and the employment of people with disabilities. Presenters in this session will address the current state of accessible technology for those with cognitive and developmental disabilities, as well as provide examples of the current and future use of these technologies in the workplace.
Moderated by Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. Presenters include Ari Ne’eman President and Co-founder, Autistic Self Advocacy Network and Adam Anicich, Acting Director, Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs’ Liaison Service, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
When: Thursday, August 2nd from 2:00pm-3:00pm EST. Presentation slides will be provided prior to the webinar, and an archived version of the slides will be made available after the event.
Where: This event will be live audio-captioned and will follow a real-time Twitter feed with the hashtag #ATworks. No registration is required. To access the webinar, visit https://doltraining.webex.com/doltraining/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=665753644 at the scheduled time and date of the event
Event password: ODEPwebinar2
Teleconference call-in number (US/Canada): 1-408-600-3600 Access code: 665 753 644
Who: Employers, workers, policymakers, advocates and others interested in learning more about accessible technology and its impact on the employment of people with disabilities.
The archived AT Works: Accessible Technology in the Workplace webcast is available for those that missed the June 21st kick-off event. Moderated by Tom Temin, Anchor, Federal News Radio, the webcast featured Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy; Brian Hurley, Public Affairs Director, National Industries for the Blind; and Christian Vogler, Ph.D., Associated Professor and Director of the Technology Access Program, Co-PI, RERC on Telecommunications Access, Gallaudet University.
Cool – make sure to share lessons learned & tips that come out of it – sounds fascinating