Skills Inc. is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October since 1945, NDEAM aims to educate employers about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of American workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.”
For over 50 years, Skills Inc. has been a leader in inclusion and disability employment by focusing on the strengths and abilities of our workforce. We take great pride in serving our community while supplying quality goods and services to the aerospace and technology sectors.
Skills Inc. encourages all employers to embrace diversity while promoting a culture of inclusion so that everyone can thrive. Take part in NDEAM by participating in one or more of the below events. The Office of Disability Employment Policy, (ODEP) website also provides various ways to celebrate the month, including “31 Days of NDEAM – What you CAN do!“.
PARTICIPATE. EDUCATE. CELEBRATE. SHARE. #NDEAM
Dates to Note:
Every Wed., Fri. & Sat., 12pm-4pm PDT in Bothell, WA
International Association of Mouth & Foot Painters exhibition at Museum of Special Art
Oct. 9th, 9am-4pm PDT in Seattle, WA
Person-Centered Planning Overview & Facilitator Training hosted by King County Developmental Disabilities Division
White Cane Safety Day
Oct. 17th, 10:30am-2:30am PDT in Redmond, WA
2018 Governor’s Employer Awards Event hosted by Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment
Oct. 30th, 7pm-10pm PDT in Seattle, WA
Invisible Disabilities: Support & Strategies for Surviving & Thriving hosted by King County International Airport
Save the Dates:
May 11th, 2019 in Auburn, WA
5K for Abilities hosted by Skills Inc. & the City of Auburn
July 15th – July 18th, 2019 in Chicago, IL
2019 Disability:IN Conference! hosted by Disability:IN
This year’s theme is “Adapt. Evolve. Improve.” which highlights ways in which we are changing, as an organization and through individual success stories.
We invite you to view a digital copy and encourage you to forward it to others that may have an interest.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), observed every October, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates employers about disability employment issues. This year’s theme is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” ODEP, The Office of Disability Employment Policy, has released the 2018 poster, now available to download and order.