ERIC Number: ED450526
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Ability You Can Bank On. Educational Kit 2000.
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This educational kit from the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, a federal agency that coordinates and promotes public and private efforts to enhance the employment of people with disabilities, is designed to assist employers in promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Committee activities carried out in 1999 are described and perforated pull-out information sheets are then provided that address: (1) disability friendly strategies for the workplace; (2) accommodating employees with hidden disabilities and examples of accommodations worked out through discussions between employees with disabilities and employers; (3) alternative dispute resolution, including a discussion of the advantages of using mediation and arbitration; (4) career development for persons with disabilities, including career planning, team building, networking, mentoring, and training; (5) mentoring and the benefits of mentoring to businesses; (6) a glossary of commonly used terms relating to the employment of and public accommodations for persons with disabilities; (7) small business and self employment for people with disabilities; and (8) the Ticket to Work and Work Incentive Improvement Act. (CR)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Arbitration, Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Career Development, Disabilities, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment, Mentors, Self Employment, Small Businesses, Work Environment
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, 1331 F St., 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.