ERIC Number: ED431274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Think Ability. President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities: Educational Kit 1999.
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This kit contains materials for educational activities that foster employment of people with disabilities. The materials can be used for programs to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, as well as on other occasions. An introduction lists examples of activities to promote employment of individuals with disabilities that were carried out in 1998 and provides a sampling of materials that can be ordered from the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities to assist with educational programs. Following the introduction, perforated pages suitable for reproduction discuss the following topics: (1) attitudinal barriers; (2) making management decisions about accommodations; (3) preparing for and conducting an effective job interview with a person with a disability; (4) disability data resources; (5) significant court cases under Title 1 of the ADA; (6) temporary employment options for people with disabilities; (7) technology and people with disabilities; and (8) writing and formatting a scannable resume. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Consciousness Raising, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Employer Attitudes, Employment, Employment Interviews, Federal Legislation, Work Environment
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, 1331 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004-1107; Tel: 202-376-6200 (Voice); Tel: 202-376-6205 (TDD); Fax: 202-376-6859; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.pcepd.gov
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990