The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers would like to invite you to register for the September 11 – 13, 2009 YO! Disabled & Proud Youth Advocacy Summit. The summit is open to youth with disabilities between the ages of 18 – 28 that live in northern California. If you believe that California’s schools should … Continue reading YO! Disabled & Proud Youth Advocacy Summit
National Federation of the Blind of California Convention (Oct. 22-25)
East Bay Innovations is accepting applications for their new County of Alameda Project SEARCH.
Project Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities Overall Job Description: This is a senior position at AUCD to provide leadership, guidance and creativity for the AUCD network of Centers and Programs to conduct research and education activities in the areas of disability and health in cooperation with CDC’s National Center for Birth Defects and … Continue reading Job Opening: Project Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
The National Federation of the Blind, American Council of the Blind and Darrell Shandrow, an ASU journalism student, filed a complaint against ASU in order to avoid the future use of the Kindle in the classroom until it is made accessible to blind students. According to the complaint, the Kindle DX has a text-to-speech function … Continue reading Blind students may have problems using Amazon’s Kindle DX, which is being tested in pilot group classes at ASU in fall 2009.
The World Institute on Disability offers many articles and links to resources on employment. Topics include entrepreneurship among persons with disabilities, at-home business start ups and profiles of successful business people with disabilities. Bookmark this page for your job research! http://www.wid.org/topics/employment
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The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County is pleased to announce a job opportunity for its center located in Pacific Grove, CA. For more information please contact Jeannie Cordero, Program Director, at 831-649-3505 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. JOB DESCRIPTION 1/02/09 Position: Rehabilitation Specialist Hours: 37½ hours per week, FTE … Continue reading The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. Position: Rehabilitation Specialist
The success of the Sidewalks are for Everyone blog has inspired the LightHouse to roll out a blog that contains employment listings. This is an effort to help people find open jobs, increasing employment of the blind and visually impaired.
Sidewalks are for Everyone Speaker Training February 3, 2009 4:30 to 5:30 Location: Support for Families with Children with Disabilities 2601 Mission Street • Suite 606 San Francisco, CA 94110 A $50 stipend is available for those who complete Speaker Training and make at least one presentation at a community based organization in the Sunset.