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DRNJ Hosting Making It Work Conference on October 7, 2019

Disability Rights New Jersey is hosting the “Making It Work Conference” focusing on workplace rights for people with disabilities on Monday, October 7 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick.

The conference is open to all individuals interested in learning more about employment inclusivity and will feature presentations, panels and workshops discussing topics such as:

  • ADA: Your Rights as an Employee with a Disability
  • Assistive Technology and Employment
  • Transition: Bridging the Systems from Childhood to Adulthood
  • How Work Impacts Benefits
  • Social Security Work Incentives

Also offered will be individual appointments with NJ Work Incentive Network personnel and DRNJ staff.
This conference provides a unique opportunity to learn about solutions to everyday problems regarding workplace rights for people with disabilities.

The conference is free to attend but registration is required.

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-it-work-conference-2019-tickets-63790520163

For more information about the conference, contact Denise Lugo-Fowler at advocate@drnj.org or (800) 922-7233.

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Assistive Technology Summit

Registration is now open for the ATAC of DRNJ Assistive Technology Summit on September 24, 2019.

Join consumers and professionals for a day of learning and sharing about all areas of Assistive Technology. Last year's event was attended by over 175 individuals and featured over 25 concurrent sessions focused on all areas of Assistive Technology. This year's event will be even bigger and better!

Sessions will include: AT Supports for the Classroom; Workplace accommodations; Transition services / strategies; Augmentative and Alternative Communication; Smart home technology / Internet of Things….. and much more!

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South Asian Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings in Central New Jersey

SAMHIN AA meetings are every Thursday from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Iselin, NJ. No appointment is necessary – any individual with an alcohol problem and a desire to quit is welcome.

Location
First Presbyterian Church
1295 Oak Tree Road (enter on Middlesex Ave)
Iselin, NJ 08830

If you have a question, contact them by email at info@samhin.org or phone Gurmeet: 732-718-3841; Pradip: 848-248-0709; Shah: 917-626-7131; Dipak: 732- 233-5938

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Dialogues with Dan

On Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Dan Windheim hosts the internet radio show "Dialogues with Dan". Dan conducts interviews with individuals making a difference in the disability community. To access the broadcast, go to http://www.rocklandworldradio.com/program/dialogues/


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