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    WEBINAR: Championing Inclusion in Employment for All Abilities (HRACC)

    Date: September 26, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
    This is a live webinar only. It is an interactive virtual workshop, and will not be recorded.
    $19 Chapter Members/ $29 All others
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    Step into a world of endless possibilities as we dive into a thought-provoking panel discussion focused on the remarkable benefits of inclusive employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), an often overlooked source of talent. Join us to uncover the extraordinary stories of triumph, innovation, and growth that emerge when diverse talents are welcomed into the workforce.

    Key Take-aways:

    1. Gain insights into the transformative potential of inclusive employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    2. Discover the unique skills and perspectives they bring, fostering innovation and empathy within teams. 
    3. Learn about real success stories, innovative strategies, and the power of shifting perspectives to create inclusive workplaces.
    4. Leave equipped to champion diversity, drive change, and contribute to a more inclusive and empowered society.


    Kyle Wiley, MSHRM, SHRM-SCP is a Senior HR Business Partner at CVS Health, a leading global health and wellness organization. 
    Noelle Alix is an inclusive employment advocate and co-founder of BeanZ & Co., an inclusive café with the mission of providing employment opportunities to people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. 
    Heather Gombos, SHRM-SCP is Vice President of Business Operations for MicroCare, LLC a global company that provides critical cleaning fluids and tools to numerous industries including aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and electronics manufacturing. 

    Amy Rocco serves as the Employment Services Coordinator and Business Developer at Favarh, connecting employers from various industries with individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and are looking for meaningful employment opportunities. 

    Stephen E. Morris serves as the Executive Director of Favarh – The Arc of the Farmington Valley, Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.