Announcements

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 4/14/2017

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is hosting this webinar on April 20, 2017 / 1:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Time.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 3/28/2017

    This webinar was held on Wednesday, March 17, 2017.  It explores Universal Design as a significant component of the customer centered design framework to provide exemplary service in American Job Centers (AJC).

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 3/28/2017

    This National LEAD Center Webinar was held on February 28, 2017. This webinar will help you learn what disability advocates need to know about changes in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA’s) Equal Opportunity Provisions (Section 188). Hear directly from the Department of Labor’s Civil Rights Center and Office of Disability Employment Policy staff about changes to the provisions.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 3/1/2017

    WINTAC Online Live Training: Data Sharing Practices Between Agencies Date: 03/07/2017Time: 10:00 A.M. (Pacific Time) Duration: 1.5 hours The Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center and RSA Staff will share the Components and Considerations for Data Sharing Agreements involving State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRA) and other partners.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 3/1/2017

    Youth Pathways to Postsecondary and Employment site brings together five different National Youth-Focused Training and Technical Assistance Centers, funded by the US Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), as well as the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 2/7/2017

     The National Disability Institute (NDI) is hosting this webinar on Wednesday, February 08, 2017, from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, EST.  Join National Disability Institute, America Saves and ABLE National Resource Center for a discussion on guiding individuals with disabilities towards a savings behavior.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 2/7/2017

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a final rule in the Federal Register on January 3, 2017, on Affirmative Action for Individuals With Disabilities in Federal Employment.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 9/22/2016

    The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities has issued its Final Report to the Secretary Thomas Perez, U.S. Department of Labor; U.S. Senate, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; and the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 9/20/2016

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a News Release on September 14, 2016, announcing "Six States Receive Nearly $15 M in Grants to Expand Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities."

  • Webinar Offering: A Brief Overview of Unified English Braille
    Disability Employment Initiative
    Posted On: 9/19/2016

    This webinar is hosted by the LEAD Center and will be held on Thursday, OCTOBER 6, 2016, from 1:00 - 2:30PM, Eastern Time.