[AI] FW: New Seminar at Hadley

Srinivasu Srinivasu.C at n-syst.com
Wed Jul 11 12:16:03 EDT 2007


Source: A Mail received from Hadley School for the Blind.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2007	

CONTACT
The Hadley School for the Blind
Phone: 800-323-4238
E-mail: info at hadley.edu

Seminars at Hadley focuses on all aspects of employment
Why can't blindness or visual impairment (BVI) be considered an asset to
employment? 
How does a prospective BVI employee approach the topic of visual impairment
in a job interview? 
What is "reasonable accommodation?" How does an applicant best discuss his
or her needs in an interview? 

If you are want answers to questions like these, join us for a lively and
informative seminar, "Focus on Employment: a Panel Discussion," Saturday
July 28, 11 a.m. CDT (4 p.m. GMT)

Speakers:
Chuck Young, president of Hadley, has 30 years experience assisting the
so-called "disabled" find employment, including individuals who are
homeless, alcohol and drug dependent and those with cognitive disabilities.

Gil Johnson, American Foundation for the Blind's Western Regional Director,
has studied the BVI issue and employment from the position of counselor,
administrator and trainer.
 
Mike Bullis, of the Blind Industries & Services of Maryland, has been a
student of this topic his entire life. He gained experience from being a BVI
consumer himself and went on to manage an employment agency.

Registration is required by going to http://www.hadley.edu/seminar/ and
following the "Registration" link. You will receive instructions on how to
log in to the seminar. Please note registration will only be taken online,
and not by phone. Please read the technology requirements listed below prior
to the seminar.

Technology requirements:
The Hadley School for the Blind uses Talking Communities tcConference
software for its popular Seminars at Hadley, interactive seminars on a variety
of topics. If you wish to participate in Seminars at Hadley, you must install
the appropriate plug-in prior to the first login. To install the plug-in,
follow the "Download and install the new plug-in" link on the Seminar Login
page. 
This version is for Windows only and it is not compatible with Macintosh at
this time. 
System requirements: Windows98, ME, 2K, XP or 2003 (XP recommended) system,
Pentium 3 500 MHz or better CPU, 512 MB RAM, Internet Explorer 6, 7 or
FireFox, JavaScript and cookies enabled in the browser, 56K or faster
Internet connection (broadband recommended), full duplex audio device,
speakers, and microphone (optional).

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