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National Service and Inclusion Project

Inclusion: The active engagement of people with disabilities as service members in all levels of national and community service

Visit NSIP's sister site The National Service to Employment Project (NextSTEP)


NSIP Web / Teleconference Archive

Download materials from past NSIP webconferences and teleconferences.

Learn about upcoming sessions.

When viewing archived webconferences from 1/2007 to 1/2010, please note:

When viewing WebEx archived webconferences 2/2010 and later, please first download and install one of the following WebEx Players in order to view the content.


March 14: Exploring Episodic Service: Engaging New Populations of Individuals, Including People with Disabilities and Veterans

February 18: Demystifying Disability- Disability Awareness & Appreciation Training for Florida's AmeriCorps Programs

January 24: National Service Guide to Military Cultural Competency

January 10: Project Impact Webinar

  1. Presentation Materials
  2. Resource Guides


December 6: Social Security 101

December 5: Project Impact Webinar

  1. Presentation Materials
October 19: Project Impact Overview for AmeriCorps Programs

October 12: FL Disability Awareness Training Webinar

September 18: Disability Back 2 Basics

August 30: Project Impact- Changing Communities by Engaging Youth in Service, presented by Volunteer Florida

August 15: Accessible Transportation- Collaboration between Education and Transit to Facilitate Access to Programs across Disability

July 25: Disability and Disclosure

May 15: Addressing Diversity and Disability: A Discussion of Improving Systems-Level Cultural Competency for National Service Programs

April 25: Effective Practices in Creating a Transformative Service Experience with NextSTEP

February 29: Including Seniors and Members with Acquired Disabilities

January 25: Creating Compelling Member Stories as Part of Your Outreach and Recruitment Strategy

January 20: WY Inclusion Awareness Webinar


November 10: Inclusion Goes Digital: How to Build an Accessible Website for Your Organization
Materials: PowerPoint Presentation - CART Transcript

October 18: Service Works: Collaboration Between Vocational Rehabilitation and National Service Programs as an Avenue Toward Employment for VR Clients
Materials: VR PowerPoint Presentation - Link to WebEx Webinar Archive

September 28: Creating Accessible Electronic Documents and Presentations
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Accessible Documents PowerPoint Presentation - Accessible Documents Handout - Making Presentations Accessible Handout - CART Webinar Transcript

August 25: Virtual Communities and National Service: NSIP Introduces Second Life
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Introduction to Second Life PowerPoint Presentation (22mb file) - Getting Started Guide for Second Life - NSIP's Second Life Webpage - Virtual Ability's Webpage

July 26: Engaging Veterans with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors in National and Community Service
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Engaging Veterans PowerPoint Presentation - Dog Tags Quote 1 - Dog Tags Quote 2 - Dog Tags Quote 3 - Dog Tags Quote 4 - CTAT OTF Poster - Webinar Transcript
Veterans Website Page:

March 10: North Dakota Training Event- Including Individuals with Disability in National and Community Service
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - PowerPoint Presentation - Word and PDF Accessibility Guide - Web Accessibility Guidelines
Describing Essential and Marginal Functions - UD Program Questions Sheet - Action Step Planning

March 7: Changing Perspectives- Creating a Culture that Values the Inclusion of Those with Mental Illness
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Changing Perspectives PowerPoint Presentation - Changing Perspectives CART Transcript

January 25: MLK Day of Service- Encouraging People with Disabilities as Participants in Service
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - MLK Day PowerPoint Presentation - Whiteboard Quetsions


October 26: NSIP Showcases the NextSTEP: National Service To Employment Project
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - NextSTEP PowerPoint - Story of Alex - NextSTEP Fact Sheet - Recommendations Matrix

October 15: Virtual Volunteering and National Service
Materials: Link to YouTube Video Recording - PowerPoint Presentation - Virtual Volunteering Guidebook - Resource Links

September 22: TASH Webinar
Materials: NSIP PowerPoint Presentation for TASH

September 21: National Service- Engaging Veterans in Their Next Assignment
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Engaging Veterans in Their Next Assignment PowerPoint Presentation - Chat and Questions Transcript Word Document

August 26: Disclosure
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - Disclosure PowerPoint Presentation - Disclosure Transcript Word Document

July 24: 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration in Second Life (ADA Day)
Materials: ADA Day PowerPoint Presentation

June 29: Building Bridges: Making the Connection Between Service and Positive Futures for Individuals with Disabilities
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive

May 26: Developing Inclusive Service Position Descriptions
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Developing Inclusive Service Position Descriptions (PPT), Writing Essential and Marginal Functions Template (DOC), Sample Service Description (DOC)

April 16: Creating an Accessible Outdoor Service Site from the Utah Conservation Corps
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - 2010 Forum Toolkit - Accessible Garden Video - UCC Toolkit PDF - 2010 Inclusion Project Brochure PDF - Paths to Inclusion PDF - Webinar Transcript

March 10: Providing Reasonable Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities in National Service Programs
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Providing Reasonable Accommodations PowerPoint

January 27: Using Inclusive Social Media in National Service to Recruit Individuals with Disabilities
Materials: Link to WebEx Webinar Archive - Social Media and Inclusion PowerPoint - Webinar Transcript

January 8: Disability Organizations Becoming National Service Programs
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - Joseph Evans' PowerPoint - Martha Escandon's PowerPoint


November 3: Promoting National Service within the Workforce System
Materials: DPN Brochure - DOL Fact Sheet - Disability Program Navigator Powerpoint - Link to Webinar Archive - 11/09 Serve America Powerpoint - 11/09 Powerpoint

October 1: Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Ed and National Service
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 10/09 Powerpoint

June 16: Sharing Service Experiences: Senior Corps Volunteers
Materials: Recorded Call - 6/09 Transcript - PDF Containing Photos of 6/09 Speakers

May 20: Inclusive Interviewing for National & Community Service Programs
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 5/09 Transcript

April 23: Strategies to Dynamically Engage Volunteers Over 55 in Program Training
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 4/09 Transcript

March 19: Integrating Service Learning into an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 3/09 Powerpoint (PDF) - 3/09 Resource

February 23: Universal Design in Early Childhood Education
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 2/09 Transcript - Web links for Universal Design for Young Children

January 22: Association of Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)
Materials: Recorded Call - 1/09 Transcript


December 17: Volunteers with Disabilities Serving Internationally
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 12/17 Transcript

Dec 5: Experiences of Program Staff that Supervise Service Members and Volunteers with Disabilities
Materials:12/08 Transcript - Recorded Call

Oct 31: Supervising Service Members and Volunteers with Disabilities: A Practical Approach
Materials:10/08 Transcript - 10/08 Powerpoint

Sept 9: NSIP Fellows Share Promising Practices for Engaging People with ALL Abilities in National Service
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 09/08 Transcript

Aug 26: US Veterans Serving as Mentors
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 08/08 Transcript

July 29: Inclusive Intergenerational Mentoring
Materials: Link to Webinar Archive - 07/08 Transcript

June 19: Veterans Serving in Their Community
Materials: Link to Recorded Webinar - 06/08 Transcript

May 22: Understanding the History of the Independent Living Movement
Materials: Recorded Call - 05/08 Transcript

April 30th: CNCS Disability Outreach Grantees
Materials: Recorded Call - 04/08 Transcript

March 28th: Engaging Students with Disabilities in Service-Learning
Materials: Tucson Unified School District Everyone Reads - 03/08 Powerpoint - Learn and Serve Flyer - 03/08 Transcript - Recorded Call

February 21st: Recruiting Baby Boomers
Materials: 02/08 Transcript - Link to Recorded Webinar - 02/08 Powerpoint

January 24th: Engaging Service Members and Volunteers with Down Syndrome
Materials: 01/08 Transcript - Link to Recorded Webinar


December 11th: 508 and Website Accessibility
Materials: 12/07 Powerpoint - 12/07 Transcript - Link to Recorded Webinar

November 6th: Becoming an AmeriCorps Site: Experiences of Disability Organizations and UCEDDs Applying for and Operating AmeriCorps Programs
Materials: 11/07 Powerpoint - 11/07 Transcript - Link to Recorded Webinar

October 9: Working with Potential National Service Members and Volunteers who have Spina Bifida
Materials: 10/07 Powerpoint - 10/07 Transcript - 10/07 Recorded Webinar

September 25: ADD/ADHD Can Be an Asset
Materials: 9/07 Transcript - 9/07 Powerpoint - Link to the Recorded Webinar

September 6: Wide Open Spaces: Accessible Conference and Meeting Spaces for All
Materials: 9/07 Transcript - 9/07 Powerpoint

August 29: Mentoring Youth with Disabilities
Materials: 8/07 Recorded Call - 8/07 transcript - 8/07 Powerpoint

July 23: Life After Americorps
Materials:7/07 Recorded Call - 7/07 transcript

June 28: How to Use Great Resources from
Materials:6/07 archived webconference - 6/07 transcript
Note: Due to technical difficulty at the time of the recording, audio quality on the June 07 webconference is of a lower quality than previous archives.

May 17: Volunteers Working with Ex-Offenders who also have Disabilities
Materials: 5/07 Powerpoint - 5/07 transcript - 05/07 archived teleconference

April 17: Promoting Volunteer Activities among Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Inclusion in Senior Corps.
Materials: 4/07 archived webconference - 4/07 transcript

February 15: Management and Supervision of Members and Volunteers with Disabilities.
Materials: 2/07 archived webconference - 2/07 transcript

January 22: Understanding the special needs pooled trust
Materials: 1/07 archived webconference - 1/07 transcript


December 20: Supporting service members with developmental disabilities to volunteer effectively
Materials: 12/06 archived webconference - 12/06 transcript

November 20: Life after AmeriCorps
Materials: 11/06 transcript - 11/06 archived teleconference

October 24: Tips for working with volunteers who have diverse learning styles
Materials: 10/06 archived webconference - 10/06 transcript

September 21: Who benefits when seniors volunteer?
Materials: 9/06 archived webconference - 9/06 Powerpoint - "Gaining Health While Giving Back to the Community" (Word doc)

August 16: Supervision and management of volunteers with disabilities
Materials: 8/06 archived webconference - 8/06 transcript

July 19: Inclusive marketing: Reach potential volunteers with and without disabilities
Materials: 7/06 archived webconference - 7/06 Powerpoint

June 13: Developing partnerships between national service and disability organizations
Materials: 6/06 transcript

May 4: Emergency preparedness
Materials: 5/06 archived webconference - 5/06 transcript

April 6: Assistive technology for aging in place
Materials: 4/06 transcript - 4/06 archived webconference (captioned).
Additional teleconference discussion: Working with children who have autism (transcript)

March 14: Understanding the mental health impact of natural disaster
Materials: 3/06 transcript - 3/06 archived webconference (movie).

February 15: The use of benefits in national service
Materials: 2/06 transcript - 2/06 archived webconference. (Use Centra 7.5.)

January 19: A sound investment: Meeting the needs of people with hearing loss.
Materials: 1/06 transcript - 1/06 archived webconference

Tech note: Webconferences from 8/05 - 1/06 use Centra 7.2, an older version of the Centra software. Install Centra 7.2.

2005 Web/Teleconferences

Webconference: AmeriCorps alumni speak about their experience as individuals with disabilities and how they made a positive impact
Date: December 15, 2005
Materials: 12/05 transcript - 12/05 archived webconference

Webconference: How to supervise and serve with individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury
Date: November 10, 2005
Materials: 11/05 transcript - 11/05 archived webconference

Webconference: How to encourage disclosure of disability within the organization
Date: October 24, 2005
Materials: 10/05 transcript - 10/05 archived webconference

Webconference: PhotoVoice - An alternative method to communicate service members' and volunteers' experiences
Date: September 8, 2005
Materials: 9/05 transcript - 9/05 archived webconference

Webconference: How to conduct an organizational survey to appropriately ask whether your service members or volunteers have a disability
Date: August 30, 2005
Materials: 8/05 transcript - 8/05 archived webconference

Webconference: How can we help you? Services offered by the National Service Inclusion Project
Date: June 7, 2005

Note: NSIP changed from phone to web-based conferences in the summer of 2005.

Teleconference: The ADA, 504, and national service
Date: April 7, 2005
Materials: Legal Responsibilities (pdf file)

Teleconference: Serving with and supervising individuals with low vision
Date: February 28, 2005
Materials: Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals; Serving with and Supervising People with Visual Disabilities

Teleconference: Topic: Perception of disability by diverse cultures
Date: January 26, 2005
Materials: Cultural Brokering Transcript (PDF)

2004 Teleconferences

Impact of AmeriCorps member stipend and educational award on Social Security benefits
Date: November 30, 2004
Guest speaker: Kathryn Endo-Roberts, Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach (BPAO) Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Southern California

Disability awareness: A perspective from a member of the disability community
Date: October 27, 2004
Guest speaker: Valerie Brew-Parrish

A new AmeriCorps program at the University of Nebraska University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
Date: July 27, 2004
Guest speaker: Dr. Ann Galloway, University of Nebraska Munroe Meyer Institute, UCEDD

Connecting national service opportunities with transitioning high school students with disabilities
Date: June 30, 2004

Guest speakers: Drew Andrews and Kay Hughes, University of Florida University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and Paul Martell, director of accessibility at Volunteer Florida
Materials:6/30/04 Powerpoint presentation; 6/30/04 handout; Project Connect handout; FL AmeriCorps State Program handout; FL AmeriCorps National Direct Program handout

Sharing promising practices: The Peer Partnership Project at the University of Southern California Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities
Date: June 1, 2004
Guest speakers: Dr. Barbara Wheeler, Fran Goldfarb, and Emily Palmer from the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at University of Southern California
Materials: 6/1/04 Powerpoint presentation #1; 6/1/04 Powerpoint presentation #2; 6/1/04 Powerpoint presentation #3

Members and volunteers with disabilities sharing their experience
Date: April 21, 2004
Guest speakers: Maureen Shenberger, AmeriCorps VISTA member; Kira Fisher, AmeriCorps member; and Emmanuel Jenkins, AmeriCorps member

Accommodations and assistive technology for seniors and older adults
Date: February 25, 2004
Guest speaker: Jean Sherman, director, Center on Aging and Disabilities, University of Miami School of Medicine
Materials: 2/04Powerpoint presentation

Universal design and access for the Web
Date: January 22, 2004
Guest speaker: Alan Parks, Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, University of Maine
Materials: 1/04 Powerpoint presentation

2003 Teleconferences

Applying Universal Curriculum Design to service learning projects
Date: December 18, 2003
Guest speaker: Andrew Christensen, Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston
Materials: 12/03 Powerpoint presentation

Learning disabilities with discussion on hidden disabilities
Date: November 21, 2003
Materials: 11/03 Powerpoint presentation

Service learning and Individualized Education Plans (IEP)
Date: August 20, 2003
Materials: 8/03 Service learning and IEPs handout

Transportation issues for individuals with psychiatric disabilities
Date: July 25, 2003
Materials: 7/25/03 Handout

Assistive technology
Date: July 2, 2003
Materials: 7/2/03 Assistive Technology handout

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©The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) is a training and technical assistance provider on disability inclusion. NSIP partners with the Association on University Centers on Disability, National Council on Independent Living, Association on Higher Education and Disability and National Down Syndrome Congress to build connections between disability organizations and all CNCS grantees, including national directs, to increase the participation of people with disabilities in national service.