National Disabilities Employment Month (NDEAM), is being celebrated throughout the nation this month, with events and promotional materials marking the occasion and spreading the message for NDEAM 2022: “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation.” Here are two free events that are available online:
On October 13, 2022, from 10 to 11:15 am ET, join in the U.S. Department of Labor’s NDEAM Employer Chat on Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Assistant Taryn Williams will speak with corporate, disability advocacy, and labor employers who have been recognized for their “innovative approaches to fostering supportive, mental health-friendly workplaces. Learn more here about the NDEAM Employer Chat on Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being and register here for this free event.
On October 25, 2022 at 3 pm ET, a hybrid event, both in-person and online, is available from Clemson University on Shifting from Compliance to a Culture of Inclusion. Charnessa Warner, Director of Student Disability Services at the University of Chicago, advocates for the inclusion of students with disabilities to discredit the false belief that students with disabilities are not academically capable. Find out more details on the Clemson website listing for Shifting from Compliance to a Culture of Inclusion. To register directly for the webinar, go to the Meeting Registration.