Employment Webinars

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Archived Webinars

January 12, 2021
Meet the Author: A Conversation with David Egan

This conversation with David Egan, author of the book “More Alike Than Different,” offers a personal perspective from a wonderful self-advocate.

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September 25, 2020
Self-Advocate Entrepreneurship: The Impact of COVID-19 on Business

This conversation focuses on several business owners with Down syndrome and the impact that COVID-19 had on their businesses. Featured businesses: Candidly Kind, John’s Crazy Socks, Matthew’s Bonfire BBQ, and Sophiola.

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January 11, 2017
Celebrating National Entrepreneurship Month: A Discussion on the Possibility and options of Employment
This webinar celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month with Boaz Nelson Santiago of Picasso Einstein.

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Employment First Opportunities
This webinar, discusses the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Employment First Program, how it can benefit the Down syndrome community, and opportunities to participate.

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Engaging Allies: How Families and Mentors can Support Successful Transition to Employment
The webinar covers a wide range of topics including important work skills and social skills to increase the likelihood of employment, predictors of job success, and parental barriers to transition.

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Valued, Able, and Ready to Work with Self-Advocate David Egan
This presentation will provide an overview of our new NDSS employment resource, Valued, Able & Ready to Work: Employing Individuals with Down Syndrome. 

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June 26, 2020
Guide Me & Watch Me Succeed 

This discussion takes an in-depth look at the NDSS self-advocate training resource, “Guide Me & Watch Me Succeed”. This resource offers employers a detailed look at techniques and general guidance that can be used to help train individuals with Down syndrome in the workplace. 

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