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Monday, January 27 • 10:10 - 11:25
203: Exploring Employment Pathways for Students with Disabilities

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Learn how the Onley Initiative has empowered Ottawa post-secondary students, campuses and employers to bridge the employment gap for students with disabilities (SWDs). Bringing best practices for campuses and employers to the forefront, this two-year applied research project set out to explore and mend the gaps in pathways to employment for students and graduates from Ottawa's four post-secondary institutions.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn about Pathways to Employment for Students with Disabilities;
  • Best practices for career/disability offices to collaborate and serve SWDs;
  • Best practices for employers to access SWDs/graduates on campus

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Julie Caldwell

Assistant Director, Program Operations, Carleton University, David Onley Initiative
Having worked at Carleton University for 24 years, Julie Caldwell has held a variety of roles including managing professional graduate programs (MBA, MAcc); university secretary; chief administrative and accreditation officer; and has specialized in career and employment for stud... Read More →
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Tara Connolly

Assistant Director, Research & Development, Carleton University, David Onley Initiative
Tara Connolly is a Transitions Specialist who has been working with adults and youth on the autism spectrum for 20+ years. She has worked as a teacher, ASD consultant and content expert and is a counsellor in private practice.


Monday January 27, 2020 10:10 - 11:25 EST
Room | Salle 203