Become more inclusive of individuals with disabilities in the workplace.
Windmills Disability Awareness Training provides businesses with the skills and tools to foster an inclusive workplace where every employee can have the opportunity to succeed. Select from 12 training modules to design a successful training to meet your business or organization’s needs. Training may include the following:
The 12 interactive Windmills Training modules address every day real-world business challenges. Learn to:
Windmills is an awareness program provided at no cost and is appropriate for organization leadership, human resource professionals, and all employees from:
To learn more about Windmills and other valuable training opportunities, contact the Business Account Manager (BAM) in your area to plan an in-person or virtual training.
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The Windmills Training was an eye-opening experience that challenges our assumptions related to work capabilities of those living with a disability. The exercise pertaining to who would and would not work well under certain circumstances was especially memorable and impactful.
The Windmill activity was a valuable opportunity to help our managers identify and understand potential needs of workers with disabilities and explore possible solutions. Participants were able to investigate common emotions, misconceptions, and stereotypes that can cause barriers in the workplace. This experience will help our organization create a more inclusive and welcoming environment.
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