Virtual Series - Disability Employment (Event 3 of 4): RRTC Disability Inclusive Employment Policy Center

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
1:00 PM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT


Web via Zoom platform; captioning available


In this webinar: 

The unprecedented health, social, and economic challenges raised by the coronavirus pandemic have greatly affected employees with disabilities.  What does the future of U.S. employment policy look like for people with disabilities? Learn about the newly funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Disability Inclusive Employment Policy (DIEP). The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) provides funding for this new initiative. The Center is formed by a key partnership of Syracuse, Harvard, and Rutgers Universities.  This Center also brings together nationally recognized researchers from multiple disciplines, including economics, psychology, law, public policy, business management, and health.

Join the panel of: Dr. Peter Blanck, Dr. Nicole Maestas, Dr. Meera Adya, Dr. Douglass Kruse, Dr. Lisa Schur, and Michael Morris, as they discuss this groundbreaking project.

Virtual Series (4-event): Disability Employment - Looking Back & Moving Forward

This webinar is the third of four (4) FREE virtual events hosted by the Southeast ADA Center in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM); the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 100th anniversary of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).

When: Each Wednesday in October 2020 starting at 1:00 pm [Eastern Time]
Events: One (1) podcast and Three (3) webinars
Learn More: (link is external)

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From the Sponsor: 

Region 4 - Southeast ADA Center


Business, Employer, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Consumer Advocate, Educator, Family Member of Person With Disability, Federal or Non-Federal Partner, Policy Expert, Practitioners, Researcher, Service Provider, State/Local Affiliate


Education, Employment (ADA Title I), Veterans





Registration Deadline: 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Other Sponsor: 

Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, Harvard University, Rutgers University