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September 25th 2012: Employment for Students with Special Needs

Joe Henry, Manager of Student Access at Humber College, describes his work in disability services in post-secondary education. He explains the challenges students with special needs encounter in college education and the ways in which health conditions complicate the special needs. He describes how his services help the students. He discusses support needed by the students as their college education comes to an end and they look for work. He talks about stigmatization of certain types of health conditions as a challenge for young people with special needs seeking work. He discusses the transit

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Joe Henry

Joe Henry is Manager of Student Access at Humber College. He’s a higher education professional with over 10 years of experience supporting people with disabilities. He’s Director of Communications with the Canadian Association of Disability Services Providers in Post-Secondary Education. He holds a 2012 DiverseCity Fellowship, a year-long development program dedicated to making the Greater Toronto Area a better and more inclusive place to live, work, learn, and play. As Past-Chair of the College Committee on Disability Issues, he speaks frequently about equity and inclusion on campuses. He’s written on disability issues for The Toronto Star, The Huffington Post, and for sector- specific medi
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