[nfbwatlk] FW: News from the Alliance of People with disabilities - week of 6/27

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Mon Jun 27 15:32:00 UTC 2011

I thought the below newsletter from the former Washington Coalition of citizens with Disabilities would be of interest to some on this list as one of the items is about a training tonight about "Tech Training 3: Reasonable Accommodation and Computing."

From: Social Media [mailto:raymona at disabilitypride.org]
Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2011 6:00 PM
To: Nightingale, Noel
Subject: News from the Alliance of People with disAbilities - week of 6/27


News from the Alliance of People with disAbilities

Please take a few moments to check out upcoming programming and other news from the Alliance of People with disAbilities.

Disability and Employment Survey
We are expanding the results of the disability and employment survey. Your input is needed so that we can construct effective and efficient programming for all people who are disabled. Please give your feedback on this survey if you have a disability and are currently looking for employment, recently accepted a position, or would like to be employed. Please forward to interested individuals: survey can be accessed here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/employmentsurvey2011

Tech Training 3: Reasonable Accommodation and Computing
Tech Training 3 is today, Monday, June 27th at 6:30 p.m. Topic is Reasonable Accommodation & Computing. We'll cover a bit on the law and how to make a request. Next you'll learn about assistive technology accommodation requests, like desk types, chairs, specialized mice, and other devices. Our presenter is an HR manager from a major Seattle employer! RSVP to raymona at disabilitypride.org<mailto:raymona at disabilitypride.org>.

Poverty Action is Launching a Statewide Listening Tour
Your help is needed. If you are living on a low income, Poverty Action wants to hear from you. You will receive a $20 stipend for attending. SPACE IS LIMITED. To register for a listening session contact Esther at 1.866.789.7726 or e-mail esther at povertyaction.org. This year we are hosting several sessions, with one in Seattle on Monday, July 11, 2011, 6-8 p.m. For more information and the full release, go to: http://www.povertyaction.org/home/

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