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  1. Employing and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities March 11, 2009

  2. Welcome! • How to fit the pieces of employment and retention together: • Know your resources… Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319

  3. AGENDA • Three groups • Identified group by color sticker in your folder • Rejoin for lunch, success stories, question and answers, and MORE info on Ticket to Work

  4. Questions • Please feel free to ask questions as they arise • Sticky Notes are available for you to write questions down, at end of session place note on the board Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319

  5. Employing and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities March 11, 2009

  6. Division of Services for the Blind and Visual Impaired-DSBVI- Services

  7. Utah Center for Assistive Technology (UCAT) • Accommodations

  8. Sanderson Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing • The basics…

  9. DSDHH/SCCDHH DSDHH is … Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at… Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Taylorsville

  10. “One-Stop Center” Among Individualized Services Programs… Deaf Program Hard of Hearing Program Interpreting Program Vocational Rehabilitation Outreach and Technology Demonstration Lab

  11. Telecommunications equipments/devices CLA-7 Neckloop HATIS Director

  12. Telecommunications equipments/devices Sorenson Video Phone Sorenson SignMail

  13. Alerting Devices To alert employee that someone is calling… Motion Sensor Mirror Phone Flashing Light

  14. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) Pocket Talker Comtek

  15. Utah Interpreter Program Interpreter certification process Interpreting training lab and testing room ICAN – Interpreter Certification Advancment Network Mentoring and training services Services extending to rural areas through videoconferencing www.aslterps.utah.gov

  16. Final, but Terrific Offer • Workforces Awareness • Promoting the adults with hearing loss into the world of working • Training them from interviewing skills to finding the right job to working with the co-workers, • Enhancing the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the work sites

  17. Contacts Eleanor McCowan, Director Deaf Programs emccowan@utah.gov 866-933-1364 (hearing callers) Direct VP Robin Traveller Hard of Hearing Specialist rtraveller@utah.gov 801-263-4879 Joy Roberts Choose To Work Specialist jsroberts@utah.gov 801-263-4860 Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 South 1500 West Taylorsville, UT 84123 801-263-4860 VP, TTY, Voice 866-590-4949

  18. Questions and Answers

  19. Thank You Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319

  20. Employing and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities March 11, 2009

  21. Work Ability Job Fair • Beginning of the day rush…

  22. Work Ability Job Fair • Interpretive services

  23. Work Ability Job Fair • Services for all…

  24. Job Posting Possibilities • Current system • New system • PWDNET – People with Disabilities Network • PWD

  25. Vocational Rehabilitation • Rehabilitation services to assist with entry or re-entry to employment for people with an impediment to employment.

  26. PWDNET Partnership • Benefits • Individualized Company Supports • Individualized Company Training • Connections to other Network Business’ • Workshops and Job Fairs • Assistance with Workplace Accommodations

  27. Choose to Work (CTW) Central Region Choose to Work Specialists Valley West (USOR) Coy Jackson cwjackson@utah.gov (801) 957-8227 Midvale (DWS) Jonathan Simmons jonsimmons@utah.gov (801) 567-3802 Downtown (USOR) Austin Oseguera aoseguera@utah.gov (801) 238-4560 Expo Mart (DWS) Cecilia Giron clgiron@utah.gov (801) 524-9182 West Valley (DWS) Yvonne Krause ykrause@utah.gov (801) 840-4418

  28. Choose to Work (CTW) Central Region Choose to Work Specialists American Fork (USOR) Naki Maile namaile@utah.gov (801) 374-7724 Division of Services forthe Blind and Visually Impaired Brenda Pierce brendapierce@utah.gov (801) 323-4383 Sanderson Centerof the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Joy Roberts jsroberts@utah.gov (801) 263-4860

  29. TOUR

  30. Employing and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities March 11, 2009

  31. Tax Credits and Other Incentives • Helping you reach your bottom line…

  32. Ticket to Work • The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays benefits to qualified people with disabilities under two different programs: • Social Security Disability Insurance and • Supplemental Security Income. • More than 49,000 Utahans receive monthly benefits and many of these beneficiaries want to work.

  33. Ticket to Work The Ticket to Work (TTW) program increases an employer’s opportunity for success: • Grow your bottom line! You can get PAID potentially $20,000+ for hiring qualified employees who are currently receiving disability benefits from SSA. • Gain easier access to the employees you need! SSA offers a large pool of beneficiaries who want to work. • Diversify your workforce and get paid for meeting Affirmative Action requirements!

  34. The TTW program increases an employer’s opportunity for success:Ticket to Work • Expand your business connections! The TTW program encourages collaboration between employers and other community organizations. • Early payments made based part-time work • Potential to generate more than $4,700 in the first 9 months of the beneficiary's employment. • EN payments are dependent on a number of variables and may be different for each beneficiary who is hired.

  35. Ticket To Work Local Contacts Faye Edebiri, TTW Program Specialist, USOR fedebiri@utah.gov 801-538-7590 Esther Medina, Area Work Incentive Coordinator (AWIC) esther.medina@ssa.gov 801-524-4245 x3883 Kathy Daley, Director of Employment Resource Center kdaley@utah.gov 801-887-9393

  36. American’s with Disabilities Act -ADA- • How it effects your business

  37. Myths • Realities and Truths

  38. Safety Issues and Concerns • Facts

  39. Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities • Goodworkutah.org

  40. Utah Business Employers Team-UBET- • Utah’s Business Leadership Network • Business mentoring Business

  41. Golden Key Awards • Governor’s recognition of disability friendly business

  42. Questions and Answers • How can we help you?

  43. Thank You Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319

  44. Employing and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities March 11, 2009

  45. Employer Success Stories

  46. Questions and Answers • How can we help you?

  47. Thank You Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319