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Posted May 29, 2015 by

Building Diversity & Inclusion to Support the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary: Recruitment, Retention and Stakeholder Engagement in the Digital Age

Jonathan Kaufman, CEO of J Kaufman Consulting

Jonathan Kaufman, CEO of J Kaufman Consulting

The month July 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a truly landmark piece legislation that fundamentally redefined how people with disabilities live in American society. One of the cornerstones of this legislation was the impact on employment across all sectors.

On July 22nd, College Recruiter will deliver a free webinar on how employers can build diversity and inclusion. In this digital dialogue on diversity, you will learn how to leverage new resources, tools, networks and opportunities to gain access to a powerful talent pool that is critical to addressing your human capital and digital engagement strategies for long-term growth.

In this webinar, we will address: (more…)

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Navigating Your Rights as a Disabled Student in College

Male college student in wheelchair at library

Male college student in wheelchair at library. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many, very capable, students happen to have a disability. I have heard reports from students that the services they receive in college are helpful and adequate while others report being turned away or being met with an immense amount of confusion. If a student has a legitimate disability that is documented, they have the right to receive appropriate services in the USA. The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in the early 1990s so the system should be simple to navigate but, quite often, it is not.

If you or your adult child has a disability it is essential to know how to start, and successfully complete, the process of signing up for and documenting services before starting college. (more…)