IN Chicagoland: A Conversation on Supporting Employees who Acquire Disabilities

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Disability:IN Chicagoland continues its third annual virtual Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit on Tuesday, October 18th from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central, with an online discussion on acquired disabilities. This panel will feature a conversation on acquired disabilities and their impact on employers and employees. Join us as we hear from:

  • Deborah Crown, Manager, Research Outcomes, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
  • Robert ‘BT’ Trierweiler, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Illinois Spina Bifida Association
  • Peter Yi, Executive Vice President, Fixed Income, Northern Trust Asset Management

Rehabilitation experts will share ways they engage with businesses in preparing individuals to return to work. Panelists will speak to their own experiences in working before and after acquiring a disability, tying in their perspectives on how to successfully navigate corporate policies and practices.

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