This spring nearly 4,500 athletes will descend upon Mercer County for New Jersey’s Special Olympic Games. Mercer has an abundance of resources utilized for the Games, such as Princeton University, Mercer County Park, Trenton-Mercer Airport and many more hosting a variety of the 16 Olympic-style team and individual sporting events. The Route One Corridor, rich with hotels and eateries, will be the HUB, accommodating over 100,000 people as part of the 2014 USA Special Olympic Games.
Is management and your staff ready for the 4,500 athletes, 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 spectators and visitors, as well as the 20,000 athletes families and friends, from 51 delegations across the country?
Register today for our Disability Awareness class and get your staff up to speed!
At the end of the class each employee who attends will receive a certificate of competition showing they are certified in Disability Awareness.
Register more than 15 of your staff and your business will become a Disability Friendly Certified Organization! As a Disability Friendly certified organization your business gains access to the thousands of customers and revenue that otherwise could be lost due to an unprepared business. Along with a certification, your business will receive the official Disability Friendly Seal that you may place in your window, on your front desk, on your social media walls, and on your website. We will also place your business on our resource page and our social media networks putting you directly in the hands of the thousands of individuals coming to partake in the Special Olympics and it doesn’t stop there- after the Special Olympics have come and gone, your business will be able to continue to support people with disabilities.
Show your support for the New Jersey Special Olympics by registering today!
Disability Awareness Training and Disability Friendly Certification Course
90 Minute Lecture Style Course
Starting at $400 for up to 30 employees.
Register more than 15 of your staff become a Disability Friendly Certified Establishment.
With a Disability Friendly Certification your business will get to display the official Disability Friendly Seal and will be placed in our resources page as a preferred vendor.
Please call to schedule your session. (609) 581-4500
**SECURE YOUR CLASS BY May 15th and receive 50% off.*
People with disabilities currently compose a large portion of the customer base in the United States. Businesses are willing and eager to serve people in this market, but may not be aware of how best to effectively reach people with disabilities. This program provides information on market trends, effective communication, and an overview of selected groups of people with disabilities that frequently patronize businesses. This six-module training provides group exercises and activities to create an active learning environment and an opportunity to look at ways to apply effective outreach to potential customers with disabilities.
Goals & Objectives
Module 1: Serving Customers with Disabilities: Your Own Concerns, Questions, and Challenges
Module 2: Making the Case: Why Does Being Disability Friendly Matter
Module 3: In Their Shoes: Seeing your Business/Agency from another Vantage Point
Module 4: Empathy not Sympathy: Communicating with Customers who have Disabilities
Module 5: Serving customers with Different Types of Disabilities
Module 6: Bringing it all Together