Events

08/15/2018

What are employers looking for? How should an employer be approached? These are common questions of employer engagement. This two-part presentation will focus on Alaska’s integrated approach to employer engagement as well as the employer’s perspective. There will be a significant emphasis on creative approaches such as internships and reverse career fairs.

A recording will be made...

08/15/2018

Your voice is important – All community members are encouraged to attend!

The Council’s first priority is to conduct Listening Sessions around the state in 2018 to gather public input and suggestions on issues within the council’s charge.  The first Community Listening Session was held in Durham at the University of New Hampshire on March 21, 2018.

Diversity is intersectional...

08/23/2018

The ability to write and express oneself is a necessity in a school environment and a lifelong skill. Each year many students become disengaged with the writing process due to multiple factors. This session will present a continuum of tools to support writing, along with methods to empower and encourage students to write. This fast-paced presentation will look at assessment, access, and...

08/27/2018 to 08/30/2018

While faced with new challenges, reduced budgets, and growing populations requiring more services, states are stronger than ever and the work they do is more effective than ever in reaching individuals and addressing their needs. The National Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference highlights these achievements, allowing states to share innovative programs, present unique...

08/28/2018

Assistive technology departments face the need to redesign services and roles to remain effective in school settings. Restructuring assistive technology departments/services to meet the needs of current school environments requires understanding change forces impacting public education and how those forces impact individual departments/services, such as assistive technology. This presentation...

08/29/2018

The first part of this episode will provide an overview of the WIOA regulations and Discovery. Discovery is a process for learning a person’s interests, strongest contributions, and conditions for success, and provides the foundation for all person-centered, person-directed plans, as required by WIOA. We will examine alternatives to standard interview processes such as visual resumes and...

09/12/2018

In the final webinar of the series we will provide a regulatory overview of WIOA and the Essential Elements of Customized Employment for Universal Application as laid out by the Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC). Dr. Owens will discuss translating this to practice, the elements of successful models, and success stories.

A recording will be made available for...

09/12/2018

Thousands of individuals experience significant disabilities resulting in inability to use their hands and could benefit from hands-free solutions for eating, drinking, typing, working, playing, communicating and environmental access. This 60 minute webinar will discuss and demonstrate over 20 amazing hands free solutions that can be created in minutes for individuals who can simply use their...

09/18/2018

For the past three years, IRL has been a leader in connecting community employers with Veterans and adults with special needs through Almansor Transition and Adult Services’ Abilities Job Fair.Job seekers have the opportunity to meet in-person with recruiters and hiring managers that could make the difference in each job seeker’s application process.

We have partnered with over fifty...

09/20/2018 to 09/22/2018

Welcome to 2018 Disability Entrepreneurship Network Convention's registration!

We are excited to announce the first ever 2018 Disability Entrepreneurship Network Convention hosted jointly by Deaf Entrepreneurship Network (DEN) and DC Metro Business Leadership Network (DC Metro BLN).

These groups came together recognizing the enormous need from both deaf...

09/20/2018

One in five K–12 students has a diagnosable mental health disorder. An additional five percent are classified as learning disabled. Most of these students are taught in regular classrooms, yet most teachers have little training in recognizing, understanding, and teaching these students.

In this edWebinar, clinical psychologist Dr. Myles Cooley provides guidelines on supporting these...

09/21/2018 to 09/23/2018

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing...

09/26/2018 to 09/28/2018

Through shared best practices and research, networking, training, hands-on opportunities and an expansive exhibit hall, conference participants will find information, strategies and products that prove beneficial and, oftentimes, unsurpassed for use in their work and in their lives.

 

Who should attend? Anyone interested in finding practical and readily available AT solutions...

09/28/2018

The Advocate NH Annual Conference is the ONLY conference in New Hampshire by & for self-advocates.

Join us for a day of fun, educational presentations and activities. Gain advocacy skills, meet new people, and learn to be the star of your own life!

Presentation topics to include: Navigating a Mental Health/IDD Dual Diagnosis, Dealing with Bullying,  Staying Safe in Your...

09/29/2018

We have come a long way in making sure students with disabilities enroll in college, but there is still much work to do. Students with learning disabilities enroll in four-year schools at half the rate as those in the general population, and fewer of them are graduating. While many students enter college unprepared for the demands of college-level work, students with learning disabilities can...

10/02/2018 to 10/03/2018

One of ANCOR’s signature events, the 2018 Policy Summit will take place October 2-3 in the heart of our nation’s capital.

This year’s Summit theme, Connecting the Dots: The Intersection of Politics, Workforce & Regulation, is a recognition of the critical moment we face. With debates on a series of federal regulations before us and the 2018 midterm elections looming large...

10/04/2018 to 10/05/2018

We are excited to invite you to our 11th annual conference on October 4-5, 2018. This year’s venue will be held in St. Paul, MN. Come to learn from each other and our speakers! We look forward to giving you a warm welcome!

10/09/2018

Communication happens everywhere. Within a home, people communicate with one another for essentially all possible functions – requesting, commenting, arguing, joking, and more! Communication enables individuals to meet functional needs, achieve independence, and attain social connections. AAC users require unique support in order to reach an equal level of communication success. This...

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