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Employees First: Employment for People Who Happen to Use AAC
Webinar Description:

During this lively discussion about employment, four panelists will share their own unique
experiences with conducting job searches, the interview process, securing supports in the work environment, relationships with coworkers and, yes, communication. These presenters all use AAC as their primary mode of communication and will detail the many ways they express themselves while working. Throughout this session, they will highlight the importance of harnessing relationships at the outset with the job search, while securing needed supports to ensure optimal work performance and building important partnerships with coworkers, supervisors and customers.

Presenters: Thanh Diep, Tracy Rackensperger PhD., Patrick Regan, Tyson Renze

Moderated By: Tina Moreno, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP

Webinar Objectives --

Participants will:
1. Identify three resources or tools designed to help people who use AAC in searching for employment.
2. Identify three strategies people who use AAC can use when preparing for a job interview.
3. Name three supports that individuals who use AAC can use at work to ensure success in fulfilling job expectations.
4. Describe the important role coworkers play in the work environment.

Please see the detailed USSAAC webinar flyer for Presenter bios and disclosures.

Oct 12, 2022 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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