Information Session About Disability Etiquette and Sensitivity on Oct. 25

The University of Arkansas Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance invites the campus community to attend Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity Informational Session to raise awareness for National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October.  The informational session will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Mullins Library Room 104.

The Disability Etiquette/Sensitivity Informational Session is designed to provide education and resources to participants, assisting them with the tools to better integrate individuals with disabilities into the workforce through proper etiquette using people first language. The presenter is Ashley Johnson Cross, Corporate Business Relations Manager for the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division.

Ashley Johnson Cross became a part of Arkansas Rehabilitation Services in 2010, as a business relations representative. In her tenure with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, she worked to establish the agency as a resource with the Sam's Club Consortium, which included Walmart, Sam's Club, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt Transport Services. In 2014, under the department of Staff Development and Training, Cross received the National and International Certification of DISC and Values Train the Trainer. In 2015, Cross completed the Certified Public Management program, through the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

About the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance: The Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance (OEOC) engages with the campus community to proactively advance the University's initiatives and resources to create a more inclusive educational and work environment.

For more information, contact Toya Williams, compliance officer and ADA coordinator for the Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance, at 479-575-4019 or oeoc@uark.edu.

Contacts

Toya L. Williams, compliance officer and ADA coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance
479-575-6208, tlw035@uark.edu


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