Employment

AEM to Improve Job Training Programs – Webinar

From the National Center for Accessible Educational Materials… AEM to Improve Job Training and Workforce Development Programs Job training centers and related agencies have unique responsibilities for making education and training programs accessible for youth and adult job seekers with disabilities. Join this webinar to learn how increasing the availability and use of accessible educational… Read more AEM to Improve Job Training Programs – Webinar

Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities

The following announcement comes from Syntiro… Looking at Employment with New Eyes: Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities March 29, 2017 – Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor OR March 30, 2017 – Hilton Garden Inn Riverwalk, Auburn 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration begins at 8:30 am Beth Keeton, CEO of Griffin-Hammis Associates and… Read more Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities

Webinar: Best Practices in Promoting People Who are Blind, Visually Impaired Entering the Workforce

EWDS 2016-2017 Webinar Series – Webinar 6 More Than Meets the Eye: Best Practices in Promoting People Who are Blind, Visually Impaired Entering the Workforce February 9, 2017 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Presented by Judy Wolfe, MA, CRC, Transition Consultant and Samantha Fenderson, MA, CRC, Regional Director, Southern Maine, Maine Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired.… Read more Webinar: Best Practices in Promoting People Who are Blind, Visually Impaired Entering the Workforce

Punch-In: Service for youth with disabilities seeking employment

This news comes from the Great Lakes ADA Center – AT Bulletin of Jan-Feb 2017… Punch-In is a free resource for young adults with disabilities preparing for and seeking employment. One of the many offerings on the site is a free, online course to develop the skills and strategies necessary to be successful in career endeavors.… Read more Punch-In: Service for youth with disabilities seeking employment

U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

The U.S. Access Board today – January 9 2017 – released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The rule also refreshes guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act. “This update is… Read more U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

Maine AgrAbility at the Ag Trades Show

Maine AgrAbility focusing on Universal Design on the Farm at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show January 10, 11, 12, 2017 Universal Design recommendations are especially important in the agricultural setting where both household and occupational operations occur simultaneously, and where multiple household members are affected by modifications. The goal of using Universal Design concepts for… Read more Maine AgrAbility at the Ag Trades Show

ACRE Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training

Employment for ME is offering the following training opportunity: Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training: With an Emphasis on Customized Employment Monday, March 13, 2017 – Friday, March 17, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Calumet Club 334 West River Road Augusta, ME This five day immersion training will cover: Overview of Customized Employment Strategies… Read more ACRE Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training

AbleNet webinars for December

The following AbleNet University webinars are taking place in the next few weeks… Wednesday, 12/07/16, 12:30 pm ET. Taking AT Along to Colleges and Universities. presented by Gayle Bowser and Janet Peters. Registration for Taking AT Along to Colleges and Universities. Thursday, 12/08/16, 4:00 pm ET. Apps Across the Curriculum – Supporting Diverse Learners with Google… Read more AbleNet webinars for December