Join Us at the Community Discussion on the Future of Inclusion at Work

Disability and the Future of Inclusion@Work: A Community Discussion

Welcoming Remarks
Kamala Kannan, Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc.

Disability and the Future of Work
Richard K. Scotch, Ph.D., Charles McConnel and Jeannie Alpert
University of Texas at Dallas

A presentation on research by Dr. Richard Scotch and his colleagues from the University of Texas at Dallas regarding employment issues faced by people with disabilities.

Shaping the Future of Inclusion@Work
Derek Shields, Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion

A facilitated discussion regarding the research findings and how employers can adopt policies and practices to enable talent acquisition, on-boarding and development to capture, retain and advance a more disability-inclusive workforce.  The discussion will revolve around moving the model of effective strategies that have worked to date further, creating Inclusion@Work 3.0.  Themes to be included: automation’s impact, moving beyond entry level, and recent trends from around the country… employee resource groups, Autism@Work, Spectrum Designs, customized integrated employment, and more.

April 23, 2019, 1 – 3 pm

Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc.
3020 N. Westmoreland Road, Dallas, TX 75212