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Join a Free Assistive Tech Seminar

September 13 2010 | by

Wheelchair user with laptop

Calling all disabled job seekers, including veterans. Join in on a free teleseminar on Thursday, Sept. 16 on the new role of assistive technology in the workplace. Sponsored by The Sierra Group’s One More Way collaborative, this teleseminar is free to job hunters with disabilities. (The Sierra Group also has a great job board.)

Abledbody is an affiliate sponsor of this terrific event, where Janet Fiore, CEO of The Sierra Group, will talk about how employers can use assistive technology to hire and support qualified candidates with disabilities. Job seekers and employers will learn the four elements that support and allow for creative accommodation solutions, as well as current trends in accommodation solutions utilizing state-of-the-art technologies.

Fiore will also bring up the need to broaden the reach of current workplace technologies to assist people with disabilities, such as with the iPad or smart phone. She’ll be joined by guest experts, Vickie Peirano-Thompson, Manager at UCB – Intelligent Solutions, Michael Fiore, BSE, MBA, Rehabilitation Engineer, & noted expert on Assistive Technology, and Beth Loy, Principal Consultant at the Job Accommodation Network.

Here are the details:

Assistive Technology: Capturing the Ability and Skill within Your Organization.
Thursday, September 16, 2010 Teleseminar
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (EDT)
Click here to register

For employers and others, professional credits are available. The cost is $29.95. Register here today! Additionally, as an affiliate sponsor abledbody has 10 VIP passes for interested employers who wish to attend. Contact abledbody for more information.


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