National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign to educate about disability employment and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Please visit the Department of Labor’s website for more information on this year’s theme: “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.”

Below is a list of disability-related programming taking place at Colorado State this month.  Please mark your calendars to attend these informative programs.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Employer Week Informational Session

Monday, October 25, 2021, 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom

This presentation will provide a general overview of hiring at CSU and how CSU works with employees with disabilities. This presentation is open to all CSU students, staff, and faculty, DVR staff, the people DVR serves, as well as service providers and other partners who DVR works with to help individuals with disabilities gain employment.  Register for this session and other employer information sessions in advance at DVR’s NDEAM registration page.

Accommodations for Employees with Disabilities

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Teams

This presentation provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and provides an overview of the accommodation process at CSU, including definitions and terms.  This event is presented by the Office of Equal Opportunity and is open to all students, staff, and faculty.

Microsoft Teams meeting

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+1 970-628-0547,,347916395#   United States, Grand Junction

Phone Conference ID: 347 916 395#

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments Act: Information for Supervisors

Friday, October 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Teams

This presentation provides an overview of the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act, protections extended by the Acts, a supervisor’s responsibilities with regard to the Acts, guidance on how to interact with an employee with a disability, and information in the reasonable accommodation process.  Though the target audience is any supervisor at CSU, this presentation is open to all students, staff, and faculty.  This event is presented by the Office of Equal Opportunity.

Microsoft Teams meeting

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Or call in (audio only)
+1 970-628-0547,,288883705#   United States, Grand Junction

Phone Conference ID: 288 883 705#