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October is

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

An annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. Join us for a series of short and informative virtual webinars .

 

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Disability Employment Awareness Month is an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility will host several virtual sessions. See below for more details and to register:

October 22nd @ 11:00 AM – Employment Counselling Services
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Join Marco Chiaramonte, Acting Head of Counselling, and Gray Straw, Employment Placement Specialist, to learn all about Employment Counselling Services offered at Wavefront Centre as we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. At this presentation, you will learn about:

  • Employment Counselling and Supports
  • Return to Work Action Plan
  • Career Goals
  • Resume & Cover Letters
  • Skills Assessments & Development
  • Employer and employee liaisons
  • Workplace Interventions
  • Work Experience Placements
  • Self Employment
  • Training Programs
  • Workplace assessments / audits

October 27th @ 7:00 PM – RDSP Information Session, in ASL only
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RDSP = Registered Disability Savings Plan
This is your chance to meet a Deaf expert in financial planning also fluent in ASL, and learn more about how you can take advantage of the grant money that is generously given to you by the Canadian Governemnt to support you in your financial planning.
About the presenter: Andrew Stadnicki, MBA, RIS is a Financial Advisor from Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network and Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc. and based in Ontario, currently licensed for life and health insurance in Ontario and registered to offer mutual funds in the province of British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec.

October 29th @ 9:30 AM – RDSP & DTC Information session with Disability Alliance BC
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RDSP = Registered Disability Savings Plan
DTC = Disability Tax Credit
If you are living with a disability and are under 50 years of age, you could be eligible for up to $90,000 in government grants and bonds through a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). Join us for an informative presentation from Cynthia Minh from Disability Alliance BC

 


Counselling Services at Wavefront Centre
Our team is committed to providing employment-related programs and services based on needs identified by the communities we serve. Our experienced Employment Counsellors are Certified Career Development Practitioners (CCDP) who specialize in providing individualized client-centred services to assist job seekers and employers.

WorkBC – Employment Program of British Columbia (EPBC)

  • Individual counselling
  • Employment support services
  • Assistance with resume and cover letter writing
  • Return to work action planĀ 
  • Placement services
  • Employment coaching
  • Much more

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Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility is the operating name for Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, a registered charitable organization.
Charitable Registration Number #108200098RR0001

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