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November 12, 2018 (All day) to November 18, 2018 (All day)

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DOL’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently awarded Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) a two-year contract to develop innovative pathways for youth and adult job seekers with disabilities into high-demand, well-paying careers, such as information technology (IT) and healthcare.

Tech companies are currently struggling to fill job openings because not enough prospective employees have accessible technology skills—and their products are less accessible as a result. Check out PEAT's latest research, and the actions we're taking to close the gap.

PEAT is partnering with Apprenti to build bridges between the technology industry and inclusive apprenticeship programs. Combining classroom instruction with on-the-job training, apprenticeship programs can help companies quickly bring new and more diverse talent into the workplace—including people with disabilities.

PEAT and Teach Access recently published a video highlighting how the Teach Access Study Away program equips students to build their professional networks and learn about accessibility career paths from accessibility leaders at top companies, including Google, Oath, Facebook, and Adobe.

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August eNews: Mapping the accessible workplace technology ecosystem, the tech angle of autism-focused hiring initiatives, and more

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Staff Training

Accessibility Skills & Awareness Resources

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TalentWorks

Accessible eRecruiting for Employers

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Buy IT!

Your Guide for Purchasing Accessible Technology

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Policy Matters

ICT Laws and Regulations

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