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  • April 21, 2017 -CDE and AUCD to Host Twitter Chat on Mental Health Supports in the Workplace

    In recognition of Mental Health Month, the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) are hosting a Twitter chat on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET. Titled “#CDEMentalHealth: Supporting People with Mental Health Disabilities in the Workplace,” the chat will feature special guest Andy Imparato, Executive Director of AUCD. Don’t miss this chance to engage with Andy and others in an online discussion about the importance of supporting the employment success of people with mental health disabilities, along with workplace strategies for doing so effectively. To participate in the conversation, please use the hashtag #CDEMentalHealth.

  • February 27, 2017 -CDE PSAs To Be Featured at ReelAbilities Film Festival

    The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) has announced that its three national public service announcements will be screened during the ReelAbilities Film Festival, which takes place March 9 – 12, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Thousands are expected for the Hollywood style film screening extravaganza, including notable celebrities and disability thought leaders. Among them are keynote speaker RJ Mitte, well known for his role as Walter “Flynn” White on the AMC hit “Breaking Bad” and one of the participants in the CDE’s “Who I Am” PSA. The festival will include events, workshops, speakers and more than 60 powerful films that showcase the stories, lives and art of people who experience disabilities. Learn more about the ReelAbilities Film Festival.

  • January 19, 2017 -CDE To Join National Down Syndrome Society Webinar on Disability Mentoring

    In honor of National Mentoring Month, the National Down Syndrome Society is hosting a free webinar on the value of career mentorship for youth with disabilities. Among the speakers will be Derek Shields, co-chair of the National Disability Mentoring Coalition. Scheduled for January 30 at 1 p.m. ET, the online event will explore various disability mentoring program models, tips for effective networking and personal stories from the front lines of mentoring. The event will also showcase CDE tools and resources that support the concepts of mentoring and career preparation for youth with disabilities. To register and learn more, visit the webinar registration page.