Events

Past Disability:IN Delaware Events

September 25, 2019

Led by a group of Delaware corporate influencers, attendees learned the benefits of company-sponsored Autism at Work initiatives.  Discussions included the history of Delaware Autism at Work, corporate return on investment, best practices and implementation resources.

 

Corporate Sponsor: The Precisionists, Inc. (TPI) a Benefit Corporation, creates jobs for individuals across a broad range of disabilities including, those on the autism spectrum, disabled veterans, hearing impaired and visually impaired. The national company provides industry best practices for delivering administrative and technology services in a nurturing and team-based environment.

Sponsored by Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and DEBLN

Workplace Disability Inclusion Tools and Technologies

September 20, 2018

An interactive workshop conducted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN). Participants learned about explored free tools & learned techniques and technologies to help with developing inclusion processes, providing reasonable accommodations, and implementing sustainable workplace disability inclusion efforts.

Corporate SponsorDover Downs Hotel & Casino has been taking proactive steps to foster a disability-inclusive workplace culture for several years.  In addition to actively recruiting people with disabilities to fill vacancies, the business has adopted multiple strategies to ensure an inclusive workplace including, partnerships with community-based organizations, work experience programs for youth with disabilities and top-down support from leadership.

Sponsored by ServiceSource Delaware and DEBLN

Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities to the Workplace

May 10, 2018

A workshop focused on helping our hometown heroes overcome workplace barriers.  Attendees learned about military culture and were given unique tips to creating a welcoming environment as well as accommodation solutions. This workshop was presented by nationally recognized trainers and offered SHRM continuing education units.

 

Corporate SponsorServiceSource Delaware assists people with disabilities to reach their employment goals through training and job placement. They operate an employment program designed to support people with autism and another dedicated to transitioning youth. 

Sponsored by Bank of America & DEBLN

Workplace Accommodations-Legal Requirements & Hot Topics

February 28, 2018

A workshop designed to help participants understand the ever evolving legal regulations associated with workplace accommodations. Attendees were afforded an opportunity to interactively brainstorm solutions to real complex examples.

Corporate Sponsor: Bank of America has been committed to hiring people with disabilities for several decades. Through the years, the financial giant has developed several key personnel who are specially trained to provide the accommodations and support that ensure the success of their team. Their proactive approach has resulted in 300+ Support Services employees. The support services team are valued employees who perform a wide variety of tasks. and contribute to the corporation's financial success.

Sponsored by ServiceSource Delaware & DEBLN

Film Screening - SWIM TEAM

September 13, 2017

Guests were treated to a free screening of an award-winning documentary that chronicled the journey of three young athletes with autism striving to become champions. The event was held at a beloved independent theater, Theater N/The Mill Auditorium, located in downtown Wilmington, DE.

Corporate Sponsor: ServiceSource Delaware assists people with disabilities to reach their employment goals through training and job placement. They operate an employment program designed to support people with autism and another dedicated to transitioning youth.

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