Training conference on “Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in a Robust Economy”

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presents a training conference

“Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in a Robust Economy

Thursday, January 24, 2019     

8:45 AM – 4:30 PM

New York University Wasserman Center for Career Development

140 East 14thSt (between 3rdand 4thAves), 2ndFloor.  NYC 10003

Subways:  4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W to 14thSt Union Square

8:45        Refreshments

9:00        “Welcome”

              Paula Lee, MS, CRC

              President, National Rehabilitation Association, 

              Metropolitan New York Chapter, Inc.

9:15        “Accessibility and Transportation Options”

Representative, Access-A-Ride

10:15      “Leveraging theAmerican with Disabilities Act (ADA) to Empower Individuals with Disabilities in the Workplace”

              Tracie DeFreitas, MS, CLMS

Lead Consultant, ADA Specialist

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

11:15      Break

11:30      “NYC:  ATWORK”

              Martha Jackson

Assistant Commissioner, Employment and Business Relations

NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

12:30      Lunch on your own

1:45        “Pathway to Inclusion”

              Lesly St. Louis

Inclusion Specialist, Northwell Health

2:45        Break

3:00        “Counselor Wellness: An Ethical Responsibility”

              Valerie J. Lyons  

Founder, Valerie J. Lyons Enterprises and

Author of new book “Power Networking from the Inside Out:  Where Your Career and Your Well-Being Meet”

4:30       Evaluations and Final Comments

4:45 –     Annual business meeting

5:45        (optional, can earn one additional CRC hour)

CRC hours have been requested


YES, I WILL ATTEND “Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in a Robust Economy”  (1/24/19)

Discount fee for National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) members, government employees, and students.

EARLY REGISTRATION (postmarked by 1/11/19):

$55   NRA MEMBER                                $35   STUDENT *                           


STANDARD REGISTRATION (postmarked after 1/11/19 and at door):

$70   NRA MEMBER                                $40   STUDENT *                           


* photocopy/original of college ID required

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: Metro NY, National Rehabilitation Assoc.


Tony LaGattuta, Business Manager

42-54  196thStreet    Flushing, NY 11358-3030

Questions?  Please contact 

Tony LaGattuta    718 357-3928

Name:  ________________________________________________________________

Agency/Affiliation: _____________________________________________________

Phone:  _______________________ Email:  _________________________________

Special Needs (request by 1/11/19)  ________________________________________

NRA member ____                Government employee _____          Student _____

Require CRC credits? _____  How did you learn of this event? __________________    

Payment   $ ____________  Check #  ____________     Cash (door)  $_____________

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