October 12, 2016
Wednesday's 'Watch Me Work' 
with Lisa  Hoover Fay
Lisa works at an after school program in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Good Morning and Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month! As part of our ongoing Wednesday Watch Me Work Series, we would like to introduce you to Lisa Hoover Fay. Lisa works at an after school program in Haddonfield, New Jersey. She has worked there for 10 years. When Lisa arrives at work, she helps set up the room before the children come in and then she spends time with them until their families come to pick them up. Lisa also makes sure that they wash their hands and helps set them up to do their homework. 

Lisa feels that working and getting to know the kids is a very rewarding experience. She also says that working improves her self-esteem and self-confidence. Lisa enjoys getting her paycheck because then she can buy the things that she wants and she can treat herself to new things too.

Be sure to check your inboxes on Wednesday, October 19 to meet the next spotlight in our going series celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month!
Looking for More Information?
  • To learn more about how The Arc National is helping to expand opportunities in the workforce, visit The Arc@Work. The Arc@Work is leading the way in developing innovative workforce solutions for the government and private sector by connecting employers with talented employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities and supporting the recruitment, on-boarding, and retention process. Their goal is to connect organizations with people and services that increase the diversity, productivity, and quality of their overall workforce.
  • On a New Jersey level, learn more about Project HIREa supported employment program designed to connect people with disabilities to integrated employment opportunities in their community. Also, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the Project HIRE page to read last year's "Monday Moments" - our NDEAM spotlight series from 2015.
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Click here to learn more about the Department of Labor's National Disability Employment Awareness Month Resources. 
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