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Webinar Announcement: Upcoming RespectAbility Webinars

Link for improved viewing on your mobile device Link for text version Please add ePolicyWorks@dol.gov to your personal address book to ensure delivery. Don’t Miss the Upcoming RespectAbility Webinars   Over the next month, RespectAbility will be hosting five webinars on a variety of topics ranging from disability employment and mentoring to criminal justice reform. You […]

8-22-2016: Speaking the Same Language: Making Closed Captioning Work

Speaking the Same Language: Making Closed Captioning Work SEPTEMBER 15, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. ET WEBINAR Today, more and more tools are available that allow businesses to create their own videos in-house, whether for purposes or training employees or promoting their products or services. But, it’s important for such videos to include captions for […]

8-22-2016: Jumpstarting a Conversation about Mental Health

Jumpstarting a Conversation about Mental Health Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor observed the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a special event focused on mental health. The event featured a screening of the documentary, “Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw,” followed by a discussion with the film’s director and […]

7-21-2016: Finding Dory, Speechless & Born This Way Prove Disability is Winning Theme for Hollywood

Finding Dory, Speechless & Born This Way Prove Disability is Winning Theme for Hollywood Washington, July 20 – As Hollywood executives are looking for the next big ideas for film and television, they are learning that disability is a winning theme. Many people are writing about the fact that disability often is absent from mainstream film […]

7-27-2016: 5th Annual Wounded Warriors Symposium A Robust Dialog of Inclusion Strategies Not able to attend in person? You can register to join Virtually!!

July 27, 2016 5th Annual Wounded Warriors Symposium A Robust Dialog of Inclusion Strategies Not able to attend in person? You can register to join Virtually!! REGISTER http://www.dcmetrobln.org/event-2149767 JOIN THE CONVERSATION Please make sure you use the hash tag #VETS when you tweet before, during and after our Wounded Warriors Symposium. LEIDOS Chairman and CEO, […]

5-9-2016:Publication-JAN Publishes “Accommodation and Compliance Series: Providing Temporary or Trial Accommodation Solutions”

JAN Publishes “Accommodation and Compliance Series: Providing Temporary or Trial Accommodation Solutions” The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has released a new publication in its Accommodation and Compliance Series, “Providing Temporary or Trial Accommodation Solutions.” Author Tracie DeFreitas, JAN Lead Consultant, explains that in some situations, short-term accommodations may work best for both employer and employee. […]

5-9-2016-Online Event: ODEP to Host National Online Dialogue to Hear from Youth — May 19-22

ODEP to Host National Online Dialogue to Hear from Youth — May 19-22 From May 19-22, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy will host a national online dialogue. During this discussion, youth and young adults with disabilities between the ages of 13-25 will share ideas about what they need to become […]