National Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) we invite you to join us for the following programs:

NDEAM at 75: Employment of People with Disabilities – Progress To Date and Future Directions

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) celebrates 75-years of building awareness of creating opportunity as well as the accomplishments of people with disabilities in the work place. The University of Pittsburgh values diversity which includes people with disabilities. The University of Pittsburgh is both an employer and an educational institution to prepare people from all backgrounds for employment.

Dr. Rory Cooper, Distinguished Professor, will lead a panel discussion including individuals who are making a difference in employment for people with disabilities on a national level.

Wednesday, October 28 | 12pm – 1:30pm

Register for NDEAM at 75

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) celebrates 75 years with the theme of “increasing access and opportunity.” As a major institution for education and research, the University of Pittsburgh is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Distinguished Professor Dr. Rory Cooper will lead a panel discussion with individuals who are making a difference in employment for people with disabilities on a national level

Pitt Perspectives on Employment for Individuals with Disabilities: The Importance of Employer Practices and Workplace Climate

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which celebrates the ingenuity people with disabilities bring to America’s workplaces and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices. The celebration continues as a panel of University of Pittsburgh students, staff, and faculty discuss some of the challenges, opportunities, and successes with navigating the work setting for individuals with disabilities and share ways in which employers can foster a disability inclusive workplace.

Thursday, October 29 | 12pm – 1:30pm

Register for Pitt Perspectives on Employment for Individuals with Disabilities