Technology as a Workplace Accommodation and Assistive Technology Fair

Program Date: 5/16/17 8:00 am

Location: Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, 397 Azalea Ave.

Assistive Technology (often abbreviated as AT) can increase the hiring, job success, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption and promotion of accessible AT solutions. AT is any item, piece of equipment, software or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Join us for a dialog on technology as a workplace accommodation and the Assistive Technology Fair to learn about the latest in AT accommodations including many low-cost solutions.

2017 Access Virginia Silent Auction and Reception

Program Date: 3/29/17 6:00 pm

Location: Williams Mullen 200 South 10th Street 15th floor Richmond, VA 23219

This festive spring event brings together employers, business leaders and community organizations that value workplace diversity. It’s a unique opportunity to network, enjoy live music, share awesome hors d’oeuvres, and bid on fabulous silent auction items while raising awareness of the talents and abilities that individuals with disabilities can bring to the workforce. VABLN is […]

ADA Essentials for Business

Program Date: 9/28/16 8:30 am

Location: SunTrust, 919 E. Main Street, Tidewater Room (4th floor)

Successful Practices and Tools for Breaking Down the Barriers Date: 9/28/16 8:30 am Location: SunTrust, 919 E. Main Street, Tidewater Room (4th floor) Networking: 8:00-8:30am Program Time: 8:30-11:00am Practices to help employers break down the barriers for potential candidates and employees Presented By: Marian Vessels and Claire Stanley, Mid-Atlantic ADA Center Marian and Claire will […]

Setting Sail: Providing Solutions for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Program Date: 7/20/16 8:30 am

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, VA

Networking: 8:00-8:30am Program Time: 8:30-10:30am Segment: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of ADA, FMLA and Workers Compensation Presented By: Karen S. Elliott As a labor and employment lawyer, Karen helps clients navigate the alphabet soup of the 40 or more employment laws from the ADA, FMLA, GINA, OSHA to USERRA and the myriad federal agencies such […]

ADA In Focus

Program Date: 5/10/16 12:00 am

Location: 12042 West Broad Street - Richmond, VA 23233

A one-day conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)