Employment and Visual Impairment: Policy & Practice (Part 2)
From Baruch DML
The event takes place on April 2, 2008, at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, Room 14-220.
[Part I -- 69 min.]
Ann Clarkson, Assistant Dean, Continuing and Professional Studies, Baruch College; Barbara Sirois, Director, Office of Services for Students with Disabilities, Baruch College; David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College
Plenary Session: Policy & Practice
Moderator: Barbara Fife, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College
Presenters: Tony Spinelli, former Regional Director, Rehabilitation Services Administration; Arnie Kramer, District Manager, NYC Commission for the Blind & Visually Handicapped District Office; and Aaron Shmueli, Disability Program Navigator Supervisor, Goowill
[Part II -- 40 min.]
Keynote Address by Gale A. Brewer, NYC Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Technology in Government, introduced by David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College
[Part III -- 68 min.]
Matthew Sapolin, Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, presents Access Builder awards to exemplary employers chosen by the Metropolitan Placement Consortium for Visually Impaired Job Seekers
Plenary Session: Employee/Manager Relationship
Moderators: Barbara Sirois, Director, Office of Services for Students with Disabilities, Baruch College; Leah Schanke, Training and Development Specialist, Office of Human Resources, Baruch College.
Presenters: Sherry DeFrancesco and Mel Tansman, Westchester Disabled on the Move; R. Brian Watson, JPMorgan Chase; Giovanni Aguirre and Derek Suarez, BPA International