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Deaf Connections Event 2019

Easterseals Career Pathway Connections

Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Deaf Connections Event 2019

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RSVP Sep 13, 2019 Free  

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MEET OUR CELEBRITY EMCEE!
Wink Smith, Jr. | Performer, Educator, Advocate



Experience deaf culture through entertainment, guest speakers and exciting networking opportunities. Connect with businesses and learn about resources for employment. Engage with the deaf community and be part of the movement that promotes equal access, involvement and empowerment for all!

Doors open at 11am

1st 250 people to arrive will receive special gift bags!
Limited to first 250 only while supplies last.

 

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Ocean County College
1 College Dr
Toms River, NJ 08754

Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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Easterseals Career Pathway Connections

Easterseals Career Pathway Connections

Career Pathways for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Career Pathway Connections provides opportunities for individuals with hearing loss to enter the workforce and obtain sustainable employment. Our program is run by staff that are proficient in American Sign Language, experienced in identifying work place accommodations, trained in assistive technologies, and knowledgeable in resources for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Our services include:

  • Pre-Employment Transition Services: Develop work readiness skills and promote advocacy awareness for students (ages 16-24) transitioning into work. Tour community colleges and connect with college counselors. Tour job sites to observe industry specific opportunities.

  • Vocational Assessments: Determines skills, abilities, and potential to reach a reasonable vocational goal that is a best fit for participants.

  • Job Readiness Training: Teaches effective resume writing, interviewing techniques, job-development, follow-up skills, self-advocacy, and the ability to be an active part of a job club.

  • Job Placement: Provides assistance and strategies in finding job leads and a job match that is a best fit for the participants.

  • Job Coaching: Provides on-the-job training support, assistive technology education, and integrates reasonable accommodations to ensure successful employment.

  • Assistive Technology Demonstrations: Discover and understand what devices are available to make your home and workplace accessible for individuals with hearing loss.

 To learn more about Career Pathway Connections call 855.215.4541.


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