Monday, October 17, 2011

Disability Employment Awareness

Governor Brownback has proclaimed October to be Disability Employment Awareness Month. Throughout October, employers are encouraged to consider mentoring and hiring individuals with disabilities. Kansas runs specific adaptation programs to assist employers and employees in creating optimum working enviroments and career development. Learn how you can help link students and job seekers with employers this month!

Governor Brownback's proclaimation:

National American Association of People with Disabilities' (AAPD) Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) program :

Kansas equipment exchange:

Kansas Agrability Project (assists farmers in obtaining adaptations to continue work):

Kansas Human Rights Commission:

Assistive Technology:

More assistive technology:

Kansas Works:

Kansas Job and Career Accelerator:

Labor market information from the Kansas Department of Labor:

Article contact: Kim Harp

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