Raymond Diaz, AT project coordinator, shares information during his presentation on Reasonable Accommodations & Assistive Technology (AT) in the workplace emphasizing how employers and their companies play a key role in eliminating barriers to work for people with disabilities and how AT is one of the mechanisms employers can use to accommodate the needs of employees with disabilities. Diaz was one of the presenters during the Developmental Disabilities Employment Awareness Month Conference held from March 7 to 9 at the Saipan World Resort.
Monika Diaz, Tinian V.O.I.C.E.S president, along with other self-advocates Jan Barcinas (Tinian V.O.I.C.E.S. VP), Emmet Fitial (S.I.L.C. president/Saipan V.O.I.C.E.S member), and Pam Sablan (CDD director) presented to other self-advocates during the Leadership & Advocacy Training: Peer training on self advocacy and the skills needed to be a leader. The objective is learning how to speak up for yourself and others.
Lillian Ada, DDEAM Committee chairperson/CDD planner, delivers welcoming remarks to participants (mostly young, aspiring self-advocates) during break-out session on Leadership & Advocacy Training: Peer training on self advocacy and the skills needed to be a leader.
Cynthia Attao, a long time self-advocate in the CNMI, joins other participants in listening to presentations about Developmental Disabilities Employment Awareness Month.
John Demapan, Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) president/C.O.T.A. dispatcher, listens to presentations at DDEAM Conference with Carmen Blanco and other co-workers from the CNMI Office of Transit Authority.
Mel Rebuenog, PAIMI Advisory Council chairperson/NMPASI Board member, listen to presenters.
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