Employment Opportunities for Persons With Intellectual Disabilities

  • Duration 45 Min.
  • Video Language en

This session will explore disability management in organizations, focusing on education of staff (human resources areas, supervisors, immediate work teams), workplace accommodations, and effective case management, as well as, developing partnerships between employers and local employment agencies, educational institutions, skill training programmes, and social enterprises to build a network of actors working to promote the employment of persons with intellectual disabilities.

Pooja Gopee, Inclusion Mauritius, Mauritius
Flávio Gonzalez, APAE, Brazil
Antonio Luis Mantinez Pujalte, APSA, Brazil
Eamon Nash, Cope Foundation, Ireland
Marian Hennessy, Cope Foundation, Ireland
Mark Kennedy, Janssen Biologics, Ireland
Maria Paula Capuzzo, Colgate-Palmolive, Brazil
Nani Quevedo, APSA, Brazil
Maria Ignacia Rodriguez, Fundación Descúbreme, Chile
Sean Wiltshire, Avalon Employment, Inc., Canada

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