MCD shares the following information from our partners at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development:
Monday, October 4
Please join us for our annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) presentation. This presentation for employers, Vocational Rehabilitation professionals, and disabled veteran staff will speak to the three stages of progress of the field employment of persons with disabilities over the last 30 years.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Captioning and sign language interpreting provided.
Richard Pimentel returned from Vietnam as a disabled veteran and became an advocate for all persons with disabilities. His inspiring life story was made into a full-length motion picture called Music Within. He is a leading expert on practical issues in leadership, disability inclusion, disability management, overcoming barriers, crises and change in the workplace, disabled veteran employment opportunities, job retention, COVID-19 return to work, and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act.
Here’s a short video sample of Richard’s leadership message on YouTube.
Milt Wright is the creator and founder of Milt Wright & Associates, Inc., which provides consultation and produces products on disability management, the ADAAA, workers compensation cost reduction, integrated disability management, disability inclusion implementation, wounded warrior inclusion, self-advocacy, attitude change, job creation, and job retention. His company has successfully trained more than 1 million professionals for employers throughout the country.
Hosted by the Minnesota Department of Economic Development – Vocational Rehabilitation Services and State Services for the Blind.