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Webinar – People with Disabilities: Bringing Diverse Skills to the Workplace


Thursday, September 30, 2021    
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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A free webinar focused on bringing diverse skills to the workforce and highlighting the incentives available to employers hiring people with disabilities

Are you an employer who is interested in bringing diverse skills to your work environment?

Join the Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois’ (SILC) Lunch & Learn Employer Webinar on Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This free webinar via Zoom will explain the incentives available to employers who hire people with disabilities and the diverse array of skill sets these employees bring to the workplace.

Panelists will share their experiences and help you learn more about:

  • What the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) says about the workplace and reasonable accommodations
  • The programs Vocational Rehabilitation has to offer
  • Companies that have successfully hired people with disabilities

For more information about the speakers and to register, sign up online. Registration is required.

This webinar will be captioned and American Sign Language interpreters will be present. For other accommodations, please contact Shelly at (217) 744-7777 or