Disability Awareness: Employment with Disabilities

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Facilitator-led 2 Day Program (Classroom)


eLearning format (Self-paced)

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People with disabilities represent a significant and largely underutilized resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or unemployed. As a result of advocates for diversity, as well as a shrinking labour pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. This course will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultant’s tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace.

What Will Participants Learn?

  • Prepare to welcome people with disabilities into your workplace
  • Interact with people with disabilities
  • Identify and overcome barriers in the workplace
  • Use respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance
  • Understand what your company can do during hiring and interviewing
  • Understand what job accommodation is and how it applies in your workplace

What Topics are Covered?

  • Defining terms
  • Misconceptions and realities
  • Dissecting labels
  • Accessibility
  • The cornerstones of diversity
  • Encouraging diversity by hiring
  • Using the STOP technique
  • Communication essentials
  • Communication styles and critical conversations
  • How do we make it happen?

What’s Included in Your Learning Style?

  • Self-paced eLearning  OR
  • Interactive class environment – Facilitator-led
  • Specialized course materials and resources
  • Personalized certificate of completion




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