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Closing the Gap Between University and Employment

"The ADA workshop was really eye-opening . . . The workshop did a really good job of clarifying [the ADA's] scope and broadening my understanding of its protections and how reasonable accommodations work.

– Accelerate Participant

Workshops That Work

Accelerate’s workshops are designed around our students, providing access to knowledge and skills that help with self-advocacy and obtaining competitive employment with workplace accommodations. We offer multi-week workshop courses and standalone workshops, allowing you to choose the format and topics that suit you best. 

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The ADA,
Disclosure, and Workplace

Sessions held monthly or available upon request

Standalone Workshop:
Writing Resumes
and Cover Letters

Next session:
Spring 2023 or available upon request

Vocational Workshop Series

Next Session:
Spring 2023


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The ADA, Disclosure, and Workplace Accommodations

This standalone course builds confidence in navigating disability disclosure and seeking accommodations in the workplace. Workshop held monthly through Zoom  for the community and available for private bookings for universities, colleges, or other interested organizations.

Included topics:

  • Basics of the ADA

  • Workplace Accommodations

  • Disclosure Strategies

  • Workplace Discrimination

  • Personal Disclosure Plans

Job Search Skills

Vocational Workshop Series

Our newest multi-week course builds skills in resume and cover letter writing, job searching, networking, interviewing, and more. This workshop series is designed to work with your schedule and includes independent, weekly readings and activities that are the basis for our weekly discussions.

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1-on-1 Mentoring and Standalone Workshops

We also offer 1-on-1 mentoring on resume and cover letter building, interview preparation, and/or navigating disability disclosure in an academic or professional setting, as well as requesting a workplace accommodation. 


We also offer group learning and activities in one or two-hour sessions. Have suggestions for workshop topics or want to hold a workshop with your school or business? Please contact us below.

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For more information, reach the Accelerate team below. 

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Camiel Silvas

Youth Program Coordinator

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