Mission of Disability Mentoring Day
October 22, 2019
Hosted by Joyce Bender
Joyce welcomes Scott Hammerstrom and Jill Zomp from Bender Consulting Services, Inc. to the show. The guests coordinate Disability Mentoring Day in Pittsburgh, PA with the largest participation of companies and high school students in the country. The show will be a discussion of Disability Mentoring Day in the United States and the positive impact that the day has on high school students with disabilities. This show is great to listen to if you want information about planning for Disability Mentoring Day for 2020.
Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.
Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.
Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.