Working Together Webinar Series

Please join our national Working Together team for a webinar series on a variety of topics designed to support:

  • Job Seekers with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses
  • People who face barriers and challenges to employment
  • Businesses interested in hiring or supporting their existing staff

There is no cost in attending our webinar series. You may register for all or some of the webinars.

September 21st: Ergonomic Safety While Working From Home

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When working from home, we often use a desk we already have or simply set up at the kitchen table. After a few days, we begin to develop pain or discomfort throughout our body. In this webinar, you will learn about maintaining safety while working from home. We will highlight the things you need to pay attention to when working from home and guide you through important considerations when setting up a work-from-home space.

Topic: Ergonomic Safety While Working From Home
Date: September 21st, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Prairie Region Neil Squire Staff

This webinar has already taken place. Please register for our next webinar on October 5th.

October 5th: Home Ergonomics

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In this webinar, you will learn how to set up your home office, as well as how to prevent musculoskeletal injuries due to repetitive movements and prolonged posture.

Topic: Home Ergonomics
Date: October 5th, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff

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October 19th: Roles of the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist and the Employer in Accommodation

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Employers may be fearful that accommodating someone with a disability will be costly, that it will cause hardship to them and their other staff, and that the employee will become a burden.  In this webinar, we will highlight how the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist, and the Employer can work together to simplify the road to accommodation and how easy the process is with the needed supports in place.

Topic: Roles of the Job Developer, Assistive Tech Specialist and the Employer in Accommodation
Date: October 19th, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Prairie Region Neil Squire Staff

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November 2nd: Office 365 AT Features

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In this webinar, you will learn how to use the latest text to speech and dictation features that are included with Office 365. These features are designed to increase the readability of text in Microsoft applications and can help people with print disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and vision loss to read websites, PDF and Word Documents, emails, and other electronic documents.

Topic: Office 365 AT Features
Date: November 2nd, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff

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November 16th: Disclosure of a Disability: Who Needs to Know?

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Deciding if, when, and how to talk to your employer about your disability, the challenges you face, and solutions that will benefit you is an important part of your back-to-work action plan.

In this webinar, we will cover the importance of being able to discuss your disability, injury, or illness, and how doing so will ease the fear of the unknown for a potential employer.

Topic: Disclosure of a Disability: Who Needs to Know?
Date: November 16th, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Central Region Neil Squire Staff

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November 30th: The Spoon Theory and Creating a Wellness Action Plan

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Do you often find yourself exhausted at the end of the day? Would you like to learn effective ways to overcome your fatigue? In this webinar, you will learn about the Spoon Theory and how it can help you manage your energy. We will also teach you how to set S.M.A.R.T goals and develop a personal Wellness Action Plan to improve your physical, emotional and social well-being.

Topic: The Spoon Theory and Creating a Wellness Action Plan
Date: November 30th, 2021
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Western Region Neil Squire Staff

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January 11th: Information Interviews: The Inside Scoop

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Information interviews put you in the driver’s seat and can help you decide which jobs to apply for. In this webinar, you will learn all about information interviews and what you need to do to get the inside scoop on jobs that interest you. They are also a great way to tap into the hidden job market!

Topic: Information Interviews: The Inside Scoop
Date: January 11th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Central Region Neil Squire Staff

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January 25th: Why Hire a Person with a Disability

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The prospect of hiring a person with a disability can bring up many questions for employers. Will the person be able to do the job? How much money is accommodation going to cost me? Why should I do this if I can hire someone without a disability? Are there benefits to hiring someone with a disability? In this webinar we will answer all of these questions and share a personal story of someone with a disability who works full-time at a high-level, high-stress job, with great success.

Topic: Why Hire a Person with a Disability
Date: January 25th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Prairie Region Neil Squire Staff

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February 8th: Stress Management

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Stress is an unavoidable reality that we all share. It is very important therefore that we have healthy coping strategies during times of stress, some of which you will learn about in this webinar. The webinar will include the following topics on stress:

  • Effects of Stress
  • Recognizing:
    • Physiological Signs of Stress
    • Your triggers
  • Window of Tolerance (WOT)
  • Healthy Coping Strategies Such As:
    • Practicing Self Care: Exercise, Sleep and Healthy Eating Habits
    • Emotional Regulation through Practicing Mindfulness
    • Combatting Negative Thoughts

Topic: Stress Management
Date: February 8th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Atlantic Region Neil Squire Staff

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Questions About Our Webinars?

Contact us by email at info@neilsquire.ca or by telephone at 1 877 673 4636.