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Lunch & Learn: Everyday Technology for Accessibility within the Workplace

21/03/24 12:00 to 13:00

The Oaks Specialist College works with young adults aged 19-25 with Learning Disabilities. We utilise everyday technologies as assistive technology to give autonomy of independence. Working with stakeholders and employers we help to train and provide context for assistive technology within the workplace. From built-in accessibility features in laptops to apps on phones, supporting our young people into meaningful work this session will look at the impact of these features through case studies and real world applicability. 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Investigate everyday technology and its applicability for independence 

  • Understand ,through case studies ,the applicability of assistive tech features in supported employment 

Who suitable for: 

  • Those offering supported internships/ employment (employers) 

  • Support workers of young people in supported internships/ employment 

  • Education settings working with supported internships/ employment 

For more information and to register your interest please log into the membership system.  


Lunch & Learn: Starting and Growing Employer Forums

01/05/24 12:30 to 13:30

This lunch and learn shares information about setting up and running an effective Employer Forum. 

As we all know building a network of quality employers takes time and skills and is vital to be able to provide successful supported Internships and helps open doors to employers around Supported Employment.  This session will give you the 'how to set one up' as well as effective agenda's to maintain interest and grow your network. 

The session is suitable for any provider or local authority that would like to grow a sustainable Employer forum around inclusive employment 



05/06/24 09:30 to 07/06/24 16:30

“Accepting challenges means opening yourself to the world in order to expand your horizons and discover new things. To that end, life presents us with opportunities that help us to evolve and improve. Giving one’s best is the best way to grow and develop as a person.

This 15th European Supported Employment Conference is one of these opportunities. Our main objective is to make progress throughout the European Union and further the model of labour inclusion of people with disabilities, who are also at risk of social exclusion.

We have a great deal of talent. WE HAVE THE TALENT.

Will you accept the challenge?

Aura Foundation, alongside AESE, EUSE and ONCE Foundation, is organizing the 15th European Congress on Supported Employment. This Conference will be a meeting point for Supported Employment professionals, participants from organizations and companies committed to inclusion.

The aim of the Conference is to make progress throughout the European Union and further the model of labour inclusion, sharing best practices and highlighting innovative processes, with a person-centred approach.”

WE HAVE HE TALENT – 15o congreso europeo de Empleo con Apoyo (wehavethetalent.eu)