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Bookshare and Job Corps Part 2​ ​This webinar is part 2 of a 2-part series designed to provide participants with a review of “how to access and use Bookshare,” as well as helpful tips on maximizing use of this free resource that makes reading easier for students with print disabilities. Participants will learn how to locate and assign digital books/texts, how to qualify a student for Bookshare resources, add qualified students to a Bookshare account, select and use Bookshare-related reading tools/apps, and more!  Examples of available Job Corps-related digital texts/books will also be shared.
Bookshare and Job Corps Part 1​ ​This webinar is part 1 of a 2-part series designed to introduce Job Corps staff to Bookshare, a free online library that makes reading easier for students with dyslexia, blindness cerebral palsy and other reading barriers. Students can access over 925,000 ebooks in formats like audio, audio with highlighted text, braille, and large font, and can customize their reading experience to suit their individual learning style.  A Job Corps specific eBook library will be discussed, and ideas will be generated on how to apply for free accounts, access and add to the library, and assign ebooks and resources to students who qualify with print disabilities.  ​
Need Accommodation Solutions:  Ask JAN focus on Learning Disabilities (LD) & Intellectual Disabilities (ID)​

​The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and a leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN has a long-standing relationship with Job Corps, providing information on tools and techniques that help people with disabilities get and keep jobs and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. In this presentation, JAN will assist in identifying accommodations for various functional limitations related to Learning Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities, and discovering real-life accommodation solutions using the JAN web resources.

​​Getting to Know Bookshare​ ​This webinar is designed to introduce Job Corps staff to Bookshare, a free ebook resource with assistive technology tools, designed to remove barriers for eligible students with print disabilities.   A Job Corps specific eBook library will be discussed, and ideas will be generated on how to access and add to the library​.
Partnerships Partnerships allow center staff to enhance the services and resources provided to students with disabilities and ensure that students will also be provided support and services after Job Corps.  Many centers have developed very effective partnerships as part of their disability program.  This webinar will provide resources that will get you thinking about how to develop and sustain such partnerships for your center.
Working with your Charter School or Public School Partner to Improve Services for Students with Disabilities​ The presenters will share information on how to establish a good working relationship with your public school or charter school partner that will maximize support services for student with disabilities.  These resources/services may include: funding resources, material and assistive technology acquisition, the administration of assessments, participation on the reasonable accommodation committee, and assistance with accommodation suggestions. 
Job Accommodation Network (​JAN) Overview ​Overview of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
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