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Students with Disabilities Employment Support

A panel of students and employers speaking about employment issues held at York University in 2013

York University Student and Employer Panel

Giving People with Disabilities an Employment Edge

On October 22 2014, Essex MPP Taras Natyshak sponsored a press conference which highlighted hear how agencies around the provinces are combatting this issue and how you can be instrumental in delivering our message on promoting the hiring of persons with disabilities. Natyshak was joined by an esteem panel who are passionately decided to giving people with disabilities an employment edge. Kevin McShan speaks about his own experience with cerebral palsy and his employment journey.  On a broader level, McShan and panelists talk about the importance for employers to recognize the benefits to hiring a person with a disability.  This is a very inspirational piece and great for individuals in need of a reminder regarding their unique strengths. Giving People with Disabilities an Employment Edge

Employees with Disabilities: Employee Rights In The Workplace

Toronto employment lawyer Marty Rabinovitch talks about employees with disabilities and their rights in the workplace Workplace Rights

Long Career Paths: Personal Insights on Employment and Disability

This is a discussion in Alberta from 2014 amongst varying career professionals that examines their own obstacles and successes.  Francine Berube, an office coordinator; Bill Brandon, a management consultant; Shauna Helm, an accountant; and Terri Robson, a teacher and public speaker, share their experiences discovering and moving forward on their career paths. Moderated by Carrie Anton, reporter for AMI-TV Personal Insights on Employment and Disability

Empowering People with Disabilities - Debra Ruh on The Empowerment Show FULL EPISODE

From YouTube: “Debra Ruh people with disabilities worldwide advocate and author of Finding Your Voice in Social Media and Uncovering Hidden Human Capital joins The Empowerment Show for a dynamic discussion of perspectives, prejudice, opportunity, and new way of business. Debra discusses her daughter Sara's triumph over the negative projections of her future, and how she became an inspiration behind a for profit business supporting online accessibility for the disabled. Debra and Sara now speak around the world educating on the capabilities of those with disabilities and how governments and businesses can empower this often forgotten yet important part of our community.”

Empowering People with Disabilities - Debra Ruh    


AMI TV  is a  Canadian, English-language, digital cable specialty channel owned by the non-profit organization Accessible Media. AMI-tv broadcasts a selection of general entertainment programming with accommodations for those who are visually or hearing impaired, consisting of described video on the primary audio track and closed captioning available across all of its programming. The channel also broadcasts original series on accessibility- and disability-related topics (including, since 2012, the Paralympic Games, an offshoot of the Olympic movement for athletes with a disability).

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