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Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

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Course Overview

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 labor pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. This Working with People with Disabilities training course will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Working with People with Disabilities course, you will be able to:
  • 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

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