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Accessibility in Employment: Presentation and Discussion

McMaster Faculty and Staff who personally identify with disability-related issues - we invite you to an Accessibility in Employment: Presentation and Discussion on Tuesday, April 26th from 3-4:30pm in Mills Library! RSVP at tinyurl.com/EmployAccess

Accessibility in Employment: Presentation and Discussion

Facilitated by Nadine from PATH Employment Services

Hosted by McMaster’s Employee Accessibility Network

Thursday, April 26th from 3-4:30, Mills Library, McMaster Main Campus

  • Do you work at any of McMaster’s campuses; e.g., as staff, faculty, TAs/RAs, student employees?
  • Do you personally identify with disability-related issues; e.g., experience disability, disablement, chronic illness, and/or a health, mental health, addiction, or accessibility concern?
  • Are you interested in meeting confidentially with other employees with disabilities to share information and offer suggestions for enhancing accessibility at McMaster?

We invite you to join a facilitated presentation and discussion!

What will we discuss?

  • Common themes/barriers that Hamilton employees with disabilities raise with regards to applying for, retaining, and advancing in employment
  • Changes over time in the local context of employers hiring people with disabilities
  • Disclosure / redisclosure of disability in the workplace
  • Examples and brainstorming options for accommodations in the workplace
  • Priorities for advancing accessibility and inclusion for employees with disabilities at McMaster → developing action items!

Please RSVP on Eventbrite 

Questions?

Alise de Bie

Accessibility Projects Facilitator

Equity and Inclusion Office

flexforward@mcmaster.ca