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Posted on: March 6, 2012

Free job fair for students and those with developmental disabilities

Tuesday Mar 06 2012 11:54 AM

Job seekers and students with disabilities can attend a free conference called "Tools 4 Success" to help prepare them for their job searches and employment.

The half-day employment and technology conference will be held March 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tacoma Community College.

Sponsored by Pierce County Community Connections, Developmental Disabilities, and community organizations, the conference is also open to career counselors, employment specialists, parents, and agency case managers. A $20 registration fee is required for professionals and parents.

The conference is aimed at being interactive and assistive technology will be on display. Special sessions will include resume preparation, interviewing skills, job and career search, getting and keeping a job, computer tools, asking for reasonable accommodation, and success stories.

Pre-registration is required. Please contact PAVE at 253-565-2266 or Kady Duggan at kduggan@wapave.org. TTY users, please use Washington Relay at 711 or 1-800-833-6388. Accommodation and interpreters will be provided if requested by March 9.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Daniel Gross, Community Connections Development Disabilities Division(253) 798-2956dgross@co.pierce.wa.us

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