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National Disability Employment Awareness Month – FREE Workshop Registration!

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

During National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we are hosting FREE workshops to educate employers, staff and job seekers on key issues and available resources for people with disabilities.

The workshop schedule and information is below with links to REGISTER.  Each workshop is held in the same building, however, be sure to note the different room locations.

Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Training for Employers and Staff

Date/Time:  Friday, October 4, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  Employ Prince George’s, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 140, Largo, MD 20774

Attend this panel discussion and interactive activity featuring the work experience(s) of people with disabilities and the impact of their career search and hiring experience(s).  This panel will provide an opportunity for participants to engage in a question and answer session.

REGISTER by clicking the following link, or paste it into your web browser: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/disability-awareness-and-sensitivity-training-for-employers-and-staff-tickets-69669917599?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Disability Disclosure and Requesting Accommodations from Employers

Date/Time:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  American Job Center Largo, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 120 – Training Room A, Largo, MD 20774

Learn about the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and employment.  Topics include:

  1. Who is covered under the ADA?
  2. How to disclose;
  3. What is a reasonable accommodation?

REGISTER by clicking the following link, or paste it into your web browser: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-disability-disclosure-and-requesting-accommodations-from-employer-tickets-69669674873

Social Security Work Incentives

Date/Time:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location:  American Job Center Largo, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 120 – Training Room A, Largo, MD 20774

This presentation is for people who are already receiving disability benefits from Social Security (SSI and/or SSDI).  You will learn about a wide variety of work incentives that exist to help you manage your benefits while you pursue your goals for employment.

REGISTER by clicking the following link, or paste it into your web browser: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-social-security-work-incentives-tickets-69667265667

If you require accommodations for any of the above workshops, please contact Crystal McKay at crystal.mckay@Maryland.gov by October 2, 2019.

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm