For Employed Persons with Disabilities

  Are you a person with a disability facing barriers within your job or the workplace? It may be an accommodation issue, a lack of opportunity for advancement or a need for training to keep your work skills relevant. Whatever the issue or problem you’re facing, we’ve been there and we can help.   Who we are   Link Up Alumni Unlimited (LUAU) is an offshoot of Link Up Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities. The alumni association is made up of successful individuals who have a disability (some are self-employed operating small businesses, others have established careers in IT, non-profit organizations and large financial corporations). While their disabilities may vary, the one thing they have in common is a dedication to helping employed persons with disabilities develop and build successful careers.   How we can help   Our upcoming fall schedule includes educational programs of relevance to working people with disabilities.  A series of workshops/seminars is planned on topics ranging from how adaptive technologies and devices can assist you at work to retrieve info rma tion on applying for government funding to start a business, time and priority management techniques and effective communication in the workplace.     Networking opportunities will also be facilitated through our membership and our parent group, Link Up Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities.  Participants in our networking group can share job leads, accommodation ideas, business intelligence, success stories.