SHRM-KC Monthly Luncheon - HR's Guide to Disability Awareness & People First Language
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When: January 14th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand
Kansas City, Missouri 
United States
Contact: Lori Maher McCombs, Executive Director
(913) 948-8623

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This interactive and educational session is geared toward guiding HR professionals in disability awareness and People First Language.  This is a great opporrtunity for for members to invite other department supervisors and managers.  

During this session, we will:

  • Identify ways that you can make the workplace more inclusive for all people
  • Discuss “hidden’ disabilities and what that means
  • Discuss accessibility in the workplace from the parking lots to restrooms to the workspace
  • Define People First Language

About Terri Goddard.   Terri has worked as Resource Development and Community Relations Manager for The Whole Person since May 2015. Terri manages all events, community outreach, volunteer programs, grants management and adaptive sports. With 30+ years of nonprofit experience as a professional and volunteer, Terri’s knowledge of all things ‘development’ is invaluable to the success and growth of the Resource Development Team at The Whole Person.  She has also served Kansas City Young Audiences and Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, Newhouse Domestic Violence Shelter and Spoffard as Director of Development and has a seasoned network in the arts and philanthropic arenas in Kansas City. As an energetic and well-connected visionary and speaker, Terri brings passion and experience to her role every day.  

This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of SHRM CP/SCP professional development credit through SHRM (

Registration Fees

Members - $35

Non-Members - $50

Student Members - $10

Program Schedule

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - New Member Orientation
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Luncheon & Program

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Overland Park, KS 66210

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