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Removing Barriers Podcast with the National Disability Mentoring Coalition

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Derek Shields and Sara Fernandez from the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) discuss the impact of mentoring in their own lives, as well as in their work supporting individuals with disabilities

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Removing Barriers: Mentoring as a Disability Inclusion Strategy

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Join us as we host the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) and understand how to engage in mentoring as a disability inclusion strategy. This presentation will include an overview of the NDMC's mission to increase the awareness, quality and impact of mentoring for youth and adults with disabilities, showcase the launch of the USDA Online Disability Mentoring Toolkit, and unveil a new White Paper on Mentoring as a Disability Inclusion Strategy.
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Mentors in conversation  in the TARGET Center

Aira, A Visual Interpreter for Individuals who are Blind or have Low-Vision

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Aira is an innovative new service that provides immediate access to visual information for individuals who are blind or have low-vision. Aira is an effective and efficient employment accommodation that provides a pair of Aira Smart Glasses and access to trained, professional agents which together provide on-demand access to visual information of all kinds including hand-written material, PowerPoints, meeting handouts, even inaccessible technology. Aira’s agents relay visual information to users to assist with navigation between unfamiliar job sites, find meeting locations and provide information about room set-up and layout
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