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AEM to Improve Job Training Programs – Webinar

From the National Center for Accessible Educational Materials… AEM to Improve Job Training and Workforce Development Programs Job training centers and related agencies have unique responsibilities for making education and training programs accessible for youth and adult job seekers with disabilities. Join this webinar to learn how increasing the availability and use of accessible educational… Read more AEM to Improve Job Training Programs – Webinar

Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities

The following announcement comes from Syntiro… Looking at Employment with New Eyes: Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities March 29, 2017 – Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor OR March 30, 2017 – Hilton Garden Inn Riverwalk, Auburn 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration begins at 8:30 am Beth Keeton, CEO of Griffin-Hammis Associates and… Read more Creating a Culture of Work for Youth with Disabilities

Punch-In: Service for youth with disabilities seeking employment

This news comes from the Great Lakes ADA Center – AT Bulletin of Jan-Feb 2017… Punch-In is a free resource for young adults with disabilities preparing for and seeking employment. One of the many offerings on the site is a free, online course to develop the skills and strategies necessary to be successful in career endeavors.… Read more Punch-In: Service for youth with disabilities seeking employment

ACRE Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training

Employment for ME is offering the following training opportunity: Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training: With an Emphasis on Customized Employment Monday, March 13, 2017 – Friday, March 17, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Calumet Club 334 West River Road Augusta, ME This five day immersion training will cover: Overview of Customized Employment Strategies… Read more ACRE Approved Basic Employment Services Certificate Training

Pre-Employment Transition Services

As posted in the Maine Parent Federation News… The Maine Department of Labor’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (or “VR” as it‘s commonly referred to) provides services to transition-age youth with disabilities to help prepare them for employment. Every high school in Maine has an assigned VR Counselor. With the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), there’s… Read more Pre-Employment Transition Services

Feds Aim To Help College Students With Disabilities

As reported by Disability Scoop… Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education. The U.S. Department of Education said it plans to fund a new National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students With Disabilities. This center would “provide technical assistance and information on best and… Read more Feds Aim To Help College Students With Disabilities