Shaping attitudes means staying abreast of news and outreach opportunities in the world of disability employment. Start by subscribing to the Campaign for Disability Employment’s (CDE) e-alerts and following us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. (Please read our Social Media User Agreement which governs all official Campaign for Disability Employment accounts on social media platforms and websites.)
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Below you’ll find our latest news and announcements, as well as other news sources you might consider following.
August 19, 2019
A hard-copy DVD of the Campaign for Disability Employment’s (CDE) “Working Works” public service announcement (PSA) is now available for mail order. This new resource includes an accessible, talking menu DVD with various versions of the PSA, as well as three discussion guides intended to spark conversations about the PSA’s stay-at-work/return-to-work message among co-workers, employer representatives and healthcare professionals. The package is available free of charge in both English and Spanish. View the discussion guides and order the DVD.
June 27, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has announced that this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be The Right Talent, Right Now. Held every October, NDEAM is a fitting time to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Find tools and ideas for celebrating NDEAM, including the 2019 NDEAM poster, which can be downloaded or ordered by mail.
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September is #RecoveryMonth, which aims to increase understanding of mental & substance use disorders & celebrate those in recovery. This year’s theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger.” Learn more on @samhsagov’s website. https://t.co/JLoEkplhp7 https://t.co/R8XWZMS110
Curious about how working & earning income might affect #Medicare & #Medicaid benefits? Join @chooseworkSSA on 9/25 at 3pm ET for this month’s #WISEwebinar, “Putting it Together: Healthcare and the Path to Employment”! https://t.co/xmaby0MpBj https://t.co/lFYJBzn7dN
Read the new employer success story from CDE Member @AskEARN highlighting @Sephora’s disability inclusion initiative. The goal of the program is for 30% of the workforce at the company’s Olive Branch, MS distribution center to be people with disabilities. https://t.co/1VrQi5Cy5H https://t.co/QuJVLl2n6X
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