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How to Make Your Business Accessible for People with Disabilities

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Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

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My guests will be Nancy Miller and Michael Cush

Nancy has worked with people of all ages who are blind, visually impaired and multidisabled since 1971, and has been Executive Director/CEO of VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired since 1987.  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University and a Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University.  A member of the Board of Directors of the Council of Senior Centers and Services of NYC, she is Co-founder and current Board Member of the Disabilities Network of New York City and Founding and Current President of the New York Vision Rehabilitation Association, and a Board member and Secretary of the New York City Chapter of NASW.

Michael is currently the Director of Workforce Development at VISIONS. His responsibilities include insuring that quality employment, vocational and technology skills training and information services are provided to VISIONS’ consumers in the most efficient manner possible. This entails oversight of all vocational training and adult work readiness programs, job placement services, as well as the Blindline® Information & Referral Service.  Prior to joining VISIONS in 2005, Michael spent over eight years working in Human Services as a Case Manager, Customer Service Representative and Information and Referral Specialist.   He graduated from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Dual Degree, Psychology and Sociology.