Join us for this FREE interactive training program where you will learn about the best ways to partner with those with developmental disabilities to help them build relationships and connect them with local businesses and people in the community. Equip yourself with awareness and knowledge so that you can do more to help those in our community because we believe that life is great when you're on your own, but it can be better when we're working together!
You will learn about:
You will walk away with quick tips for appropriate etiquette when interacting with a person with a disability in the workplace.
- Individual fears and stereotypes about disabilities.
- How attitudes that are based on experience (or lack of experience) of a disability affect a person's willingness to hire an individual with a disability.
- How easily emotional reactions to disabilities can be transferred.
Invite your friends and workers to join you for this important session.
About the trainer: Kelly Jordan
Kelly Jordan is a Business Relations Specialist for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. During
her tenure, she has developed and secured strategic business partnerships for a 26 county region, contributed to the growth of the Ohio Business Leadership Network and planned or supported numerous agency flagship hiring events. Kelly is an experienced speaker and lead facilitator for the agency's disability awareness training program. She has created, marketed and facilitated multiple presentations for employers from a variety of industries including manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, retail, colleges and universities, as well as federal and state government agencies.
Kelly has more than 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business owner. Her background includes managing all aspects of building a business from developing a business plan, financial procurement, talent acquisition and management, to marketing and customer retention. Prior to building her own business, she worked in the field of marketing and public relations for regional private sector companies including one of the largest worldwide accounting firms.She has also spent time as a field reporter for a local radio station. Kelly is a Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma trained professional. She studied Public Relations at The Ohio State University.
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