Creating Accessible Employment

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18 March, 2021

/en10:00am to 11:00am Central Time

Please note that this event is intended for CCEDNet members only.  To join CCEDNet or to find out more about our barrier-free membership policy, click here.

Platform: Zoom (please verify if you have the latest version)
Fee: Free for CCEDNet Members
Capacity: 40 people
Accessibility: English ASL and closed captioning 
Facilitator: Rosalie Best (Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities) 

Through presentation and discussion, participants will learn about actions they can take to help their organization comply with the Employment Standard under The Accessibility for Manitobans Act. This one hour webinar targets individuals who are responsible for recruiting, hiring, and developing and implementing policies at their workplace or organization.

This is an opportunity to go beyond basic accessibility education and reconsider policies and practices in your workplace that do not comply with new accessibility standards. Hear from a presenter with a disability and experience as a career coach in the disability community.

Register for Creating Accessible Employment

Learning objectives:

  • The first is to acquire an understanding of the AMA’s employment Standard.
  • The second is to discuss barriers, namely, types of barriers, how to identify them and how to remove them.
  • Then we’ll discuss how to accommodate your employees or potential candidates through the stages of hiring and onboarding.
  • Lastly we’ll talk about returning to work, how to make the transition smooth for your employees. This will include discussing the seven principles for successful return to work as developed by the Institute for Work and Health.

American Sign Language and English Closed Captioning will be present at the event. Should you need additional accessibility accommodations please email Genevieve at genspark at before Friday, March 11th.


Rosalie BestRosalie Best started her career in disability related organizations providing services to the community after graduating from the University of Manitoba in 2013. Rosalie is a certified career counselor who helped people with disabilities join the workforce for 5 years, first at Premier Choix where she worked in the French community, then at the CNIB as a Vision Loss Rehabilitation Specialist. In addition to this, Rosalie has experience advocating for disability rights and accessibility through the media and has appeared in CBC and Radio Canada news stories over the last six years. She is excited to be able to use her experience at MLPD to help further disability rights.

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