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Many Happy Returns: Mental Health Best Practices for the “New Better” Workplace

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Please join us for the second program in our “Success Leaves Clues” series of virtual programs: Many Happy Returns: Mental Health and  the “New Better” Workplace When: June 17, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where: Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting Admission: $15.00 for Disability:IN Connecticut Members $20.00 for non-members Free Admission for State, Federal…

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Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications — TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 • 12:00PM – 1:00PM ET

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Best Practices for Accessible, Inclusive Communications TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 • 12:00PM – 1:00PM ET Disability:IN Connecticut will be celebrating the 10th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day in partnership with Disability:IN. Join us for a practical conversation about inclusive communications honoring Global Accessibility Awareness Day. We’ll explore the following topics with the goal of making…

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In case you missed it: 3/12/2021 Virtual Recruiting Toolkit Webinar (watch the recording)

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Karen Fife, Director of the Metro New York and Southern Connecticut Higher Education Recruitment Consortium presented “Virtual Recruiting Toolkit” webinar on March 12, 2021. The webinar begins at the 3:22 (3 minutes 22 seconds) point of the recording. You can slide the red progress button on the bottom of the screen to skip the set-up…

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What did you miss at the 2020 Disability:IN Connecticut Virtual Annual Meeting?

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Disability:IN Connecticut held its Virtual Annual Meeting on October 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Click here to see the DisabilityIN CT Nov 2020 Annual Meeting Program Along with our partners, sponsors, members, executive director and board members, we celebrated  Connecticut’s 26+ years of disability employment leadership and innovation, honoring our state’s business leaders…

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Upcoming Events in 2021

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LATEST PROGRAM INFORMATION IS HERE!! SEE BELOW…… Thursday, March 12, 2021 – 10am to 11:30am (confirmed – register now via link below) – The Virtual Recruiting Toolkit Please join us for the first in our “Success Leaves Clues” series of virtual programs. Click here for flyer: March 12th Webinar Flyer Mark your calendar and save…

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Recap of 2020 Disability:IN Connecticut Programming

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020 – “Oh, I Never Thought About That…”: Responding to the Impact of Reopening Rules on Your Employees with Disabilities The COVID-19 pandemic has almost literally turned our world upside down. Responding to the challenges inherent in containing the spread of the virus in the absence of a vaccine or effective treatment…

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Recap of 2018 Disability:IN Connecticut Programming

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The Inclusion Works Here Series (this series continued from 2017 with the events below on March 15 and June 21) 2018 featured a series of programs entitled “Inclusion Works Here: Creating an Inclusive Workplace from Recruiting to Retention.” Like our “Accommodation Series”, each session in this series covered a topic vital  to creating a disability…

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Join Disability:IN Connecticut’s Online Mentoring Program for Community College Students

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Partnering with PYD (Partners for Youth with Disabilities), Disability:IN Connecticut’s Campus Career Connect (C3) pairs adult workforce volunteers with community college students with a disability. Through these relationships, students get help reaching their career goals. This is your opportunity to make a difference! What does a mentor do? • Participate for one calendar year • Complete…

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Creating and Growing a Disability ERG: Rewards and Challenges

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Forming any organization presents challenges and can result in great rewards. In this article, Disability:IN Connecticut Board member Marc Dupont of Sikorsky describes the experience of starting a Disability ERG at Sikorsky. Disability ERG’s raise the profile of employees with disabilities and can support employees who have disabilities, caregivers of people with disabilities and parents of children…

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Connecticut Businesses “Rock” the Disability:IN DEI “Best Places to Work List” – Be Recognized! Sign up by Jan. 29th for the 2021 DEI

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Through the years, over 50 businesses with headquarters or significant locations in Connecticut have been recognized as “Best Places to Work” by the Disabilty:IN / AAPD Disability Equality Index. These businesses, many of which are Disability:IN Connecticut members demonstrate that the State of Connecticut and its businesses are committed to disability inclusion in the workplace.…

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