Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio proclaimed July 26 in honor of the 26th anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The anniversary is a celebration of the diversity of people who live on Guam and who contribute to our community.
“Not only does each individual bring their unique set of talents and skills to the table, they also bring a different perspective that can promote new ideas to improve processes and procedures in their work place,” said Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio.
As part of the anniversary celebration, the Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID) has collaborated with various public, private and non-profit organizations to present the following free workshops throughout July:
Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m.: Role/Responsibilities of IWDs in using the Accessible Parking Space
Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m.: Rights of Individuals with Disabilities
Friday, July 15 at 9 a.m.: Accessible Parking Requirements
Monday, July 18 at 9 a.m.: Use of Service Animals
Wednesday, July 20 at 2p .m.: Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace
Tuesday, July 26 at 2 p.m.: Voting Rights of Individuals with Disabilities
All workshops will be held in the DISID Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Conference Room located on the sixth floor of the DNA Building.
“These trainings will be a valuable asset for everyone in our island community,” Ben Servino, DISID director, said. “I encourage everyone to participate in one of the workshops.”
For more information and requests for special accommodations, contact Ben Servino at 475-4646 or email@example.com.