National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 #NDEAM

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.




NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy. 

Are you experiencing long-term symptoms of COVID-19? Learn about workplace tools and accommodations that can help you keep working during your recovery. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/coronavirus-covid-19-long-covid

Workers experiencing long COVID can contact @USDOL to learn about workplace flexibilities, tools and accommodations and other resources to help during their recovery. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/coronavirus-covid-19-long-covid

If you’re experiencing long COVID-19, and it’s affecting your ability to work, you may be entitled to accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/coronavirus-covid-19-long-covid

 

Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine Interprofessional Virtual Conference for Health Profession Students

Register for the Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine Interprofessional Virtual Conference for Health Profession Students:

https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/diversity/affinity-groups/advancing-disability-equity-in-healthcare.html

The Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine (DAC Med) is pleased to invite health profession students to the first annual virtual conference taking place Saturday, October 16th 2021 from 10 a.m to 4:30 p.m. CST over Zoom.

Through thoughtful sessions, reflective panels, hands-on workshops, and collaborative team-based learning activities, we will discuss and learn about how we as health professions students can advocate for patients with disabilities, support our peers with disabilities, and address ableism in medicine and health education.

Any and all students in health professions programs are welcome!


Register here: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/diversity/affinity-groups/advancing-disability-equity-in-healthcare.html


Strengthening Accessibility & Inclusion within Professional Programs: Practicums & Experiential Learning

The student Accessibility Offices of the University of Toronto (St. George Campus, University of Toronto Mississauga, University of Toronto Scarborough), in collaboration with the University of Toronto Office of the Vice-Provost Students, invite you to attend a free two-day virtual conference on June 17 and 18, 2021 to explore enhancement of equity, accessibility, and inclusion within professional programs, specifically within practicums and experiential learning settings.

Strengthening Accessibility & Inclusion within Professional Programs: Practicums & Experiential Learning

The conference includes several presentations by U of T professional program faculty, staff and students on a range of creative strategies and accommodations that facilitate success for students with disabilities in professional programs.

The keynote speaker on both days, Dr. Peter Poullos, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, and Founder and Director of Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition, will address disability, diversity and inclusion, as well as technical standards and creative accommodations.

Mike Natter, MD. Fellow, PGY-4, NYU Langone Health, Artist, Humanist, will be offering insights into the intersection between art and medicine.

Learn more and register for this event here: 

https://studentlife.utoronto.ca/campaigns/strengthening-accessibility-inclusion-within-professional-programs/


Stanford 2nd Annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine

 Don't miss this upcoming event:

2nd Annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine

April 10, 2021 | 8:00am - 6:00pm (Pacific Time)

This conference will be a deep learning opportunity for medical students, residents and fellows, medical doctors, nursing students and nurses, PA students and PA’s, hospital administration, and additional interested healthcare providers and allies.

Disability:IN Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase

The Disability:IN Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase is coming up in April.

The Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase is an opportunity for candidates with disabilities to learn from businesses that are seeking to recruit talent with disabilities. Eight tech companies - Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Raytheon Technologies, Salesforce, and UKG – will participate.

Each company will take several minutes to share information on their culture, the tech and non-tech roles available in their companies, how to showcase your talent, apply for roles at their companies and more.

April 7, 12 to 1 p.m. ET : Tech Roles & Opportunities
April 14, 12 to 1 p.m. ET: Non-Tech Roles & Opportunities

Learn more and sign up for this event here: https://resumedatabase.disabilityin.org/resume-upload/


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