Work/Productivity

Technology Helping Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Find a Voice


Adil Sanai, day program participant at AHRC NYC's Joseph Weingold Center, is featured in this video. Adil received his handheld ChatPC this year, and has already figured out how to customize it. Recently, Adil interviewed for a job using only his ChatPC.

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On-line Employment Applications and Website Accessibility

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
1 pm Pacific, 3 pm Eastern

Learn how to make your online applications fully accessible to a valuable talent pool.

This archived webinar from the Southwest DBTAC is from 2011. In anticipation of an economic recovery, employers will be seeking more employees. Nearly all employers require applicants to submit for job applications online. Yet, many of the online application processes are believed to be inaccessible.

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Access to Technology in the Workplace: In Our Own Words


People with disabilities talk about their use of accessible technology in the workplace, in this audio-described video from the DoIt Center.

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Archived Webinar on Assistive Technology and the Interactive Process of Employee Accommodations

It is important that employers understand new technologies, accommodation strategies and best practices to assist and support employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Technology Act States and ADA Regional Centers have valuable free services to assist employers and employees with job accommodations. Each individual employee accommodation solution requires research and time.

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Negotiating Access to Assistive Technology after High School: Planning Strategies & Civil Rights

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013
Noon Pacific, 3 pm Eastern

This webinar will describe the cooperative planning and assistive technology service coordination that will assist post high school students with disabilities to continue their education in postsecondary schools, or to enter the workforce.

This archived webinar will describe the cooperative planning and assistive technology service coordination that will assist post high school students with disabilities to continue their education in postsecondary schools, or to enter the workforce.

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Archived Webinar on Transition and AT

The Maryland Assistive Technology Network, MATN Online, presented a webinar on Transition and AT:  Ensuring Continuity in March 2010.

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New AT Employment Resource from ODEP and RESNA

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced an award of a $950,000 grant to RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America, to establish the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Accessible Technology Center.

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Archived Webinar: Accessibility and Emerging Technology for Employment

Accessibility and Emerging Technology — Keys to Improving the Employment of People with Disabilities is the title of the webinar with Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy, Jim Tobias, President of Inclusive Technologies and Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evange

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iPod Touch as a Vocational Support for People with Autism

In an article published in the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, the iPod Touch was found to improve the employability of people with autism. The article reports on three cases of workers with ASD who have been trained to use Apple iPod Touch PDAs as vocational supports in the workplace, resulting in improved functional performance and reduced behavioral challenges.

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