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Office of Disability Employment Policy News Brief (June 9, 2017)

PEAT Talks: Why Jobseekers Need a Digital Brand — June 15, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Today, eRecruiting dominates all aspects of hiring and recruiting, and a successful job search starts by investing in a digital brand. For students with disabilities in particular, strategically shaping an online persona can open many career doors. In this webinar, Intuit’s Ted Drake will profile how several people with disabilities leveraged social media to start successful careers.

PEAT Publishes June eNews
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) has published its June eNews. The newsletter features information on a guide to accessible information and communication technology (ICT) for American Job Centers, model procurement language for ICT, an interview with Oracle’s Taleo team, a preview of the M-Enabling Summit and more.

Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program Shares Success Stories Videos
The Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program (EFSLMP) has produced a series of videos highlighting EFSLMP success stories from three states. Hear from personal stakeholders on how they are engaging employers and persons with disabilities in today’s workforce, and how creating policies to ensure that people utilizing services are maintaining or returning to competitive integrated employment is key to the program’s success.

LEAD Center Releases Policy Update — Employment, Health Care and Disability
The LEAD Center’s Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability provides policymakers, disability service professionals, individuals with disabilities and their families with information about relevant policy developments regarding Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and related topics, with a focus on improving employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. The May 2017 update includes information about Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extending the full implementation deadline for the Medicaid HCBS Settings Rule, various HCBS transition plan updates, disability highlights of the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Spending Bill and more.

Latest EARN Newsletter Now Available
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) has issued its May 31 newsletter, highlighting the Campaign for Disability Employment, the Job Accommodation Network’s Workplace Accommodation Toolkit, a Mental Health Month blog, upcoming web events and more.

For more information, go to www.dol.gov/odep.

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