Are you living with a disability? Are you employed?
Meghan Gottlieb, Research Coordinator at Washington University in St. Louis in the Program in Occupational Therapy is seeking assistance in finding people with disabilities that are employed. Washington University in St. Louis is teaming up with the Region 7 Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center to work together on a study of people with disabilities who are successfully employed.
Employment First Summit April 15th & 16th, 2010 at the Topeka Capital Plaza Hotel
$50 Registration fee is refundable upon attendance. Scholarships are available for persons with disabilities. Who is this summit designed to assist: *People with Disabilities *Family members *Service Providers*CDDOs *Centers for Independent Living *Mental Health Centers*Educators *Rehabilitation Counselors*Employers *Policymakers.
Registration forms will be available by the end of January.
Confirmed Speakers Include:
Dale Dileo /President, Training Resource Network and author of Raymond's Room
Bob Niemiec / Senior Consultant, Griffin-Hammis Associates and founding member of Minnesota Employment First Coalition
Joe Marrone / Senior Program Manager for Public Policy Institute for Community Inclusion
Rich Lueking / President, TranCen, Inc.
Derrick Dufresne / Founder and Senior Partner of Comunity Resource Alliance
Disability Employment Study Click here for printable flyer and information.
Are you living with a disability?
Are you employed?
If YES: You may be eligible for this research study!
Washington University in St. Louis is teaming up with the Region 7 Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center to work together on a study of people with disabilities who are successfully employed.
They are asking people to share thisopportunity with everyone who has a disability (mobility and/or sensory), who has been at their current full or part-time job for the last 2 years, and whois working in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa or Nebraska.
THE KANSAS SELF-DIRECTION TOOLKIT provides individuals with disabilities the information and tools needed to self-direct any component of their personal assistance services. Consumers, case managers, service coordinators, family members and others will like the Toolkit’s step-by-step format with a mix and match option that puts you in control of the information you want and need to self-direct your personal assistant (PA) supports and services.