Free Workshops on ADA Issues - July 21, 2015

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

6/17/2015

25th Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration

Free Workshops on Americans with Disabilities Act Issues

Location

James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street, Chicago
(Between Lake and Randolph & Clark and LaSalle Streets)

Date and Time

July 21, 2015
Workshop times are 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.
Chicago/Springfield locations are available.

Concurrent Workshops - Session 1

Time Title Description Presenters Location
10am - 12pm ADA Legal Update This session will review the most significant ADA cases in the last 25 years, and discuss the broader impact these cases have had. It will cover a wide variety of issues under Titles I, II and III. Equip for Equality Chicago and Springfield

10am - 11am

(1 hr)

State of Illinois Employment Attend this session and hear from experienced staff members about how to obtain a job with State of Illinois agencies. Learn about the process from testing, to how to locate suitable employment and identify appropriate job titles. Find out more about the "Successful Disability Opportunities" Program and whether it's right for you.

State of Illinois Central Management Services

Illinois Department of Employment Security

Chicago Only

11am - 12pm

(1 hr)

Practical Job Tips This presentation seeks to provide a solid foundation for a successful job search. Participants will learn a number of practical principles that allow them to have greater confidence in the interview process while avoiding common blunders. Illinois Department of Human Services Chicago Only

Concurrent Workshops - Session 2

Time Title Description Presenters Location
1pm - 3pm Work Incentives: The Impact on Benefits Are you receiving SSDI and/or SSI? Would you like to work or are you currently working but are worried about losing your cash or medical benefits? Come to this workshop to learn about how to make informed choices about your benefits. This program is for individuals that are considering work, seeking work, self-employed, or currently employed. City of Chicago Mayors' Office for People with Disabilities Chicago Only

1pm-2pm

(1 hr)

State of Illinois

Employment

Attend this session and hear from experienced staff members about how to obtain a job with State of Illinois agencies. Learn about the process from testing, to how to locate suitable employment and identify appropriate job titles. Find out more about the "Successful Disability Opportunities" Program and whether it's right for you.

State of Illinois Central Management Services

Illinois Department of Employment Securities

Chicago Only

2pm - 3pm

(1 hr)

Practical Job Tips This presentation seeks to provide a solid foundation for a successful job search. Participants will learn a number of practical principles that allow them to have greater confidence in the interview process while avoiding common interview blunders. Illinois Department of Human Services Chicago Only

Register

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