Attend Part 1, Part 2 or both days!
FEAT is provided free of charge –
lunch, training materials and a resource flash drive are provided to attendees.
- FEAT and state policy supporting employment of persons with disabilities;
- Different possibilities for employment and a spotlight on success stories of Kansans with disabilities;
- The family/parent role in supporting employment; and,
- School and healthcare transition.
This all-day training will include lecture, small-group activities, a youth/young adult break-out session on brainstorming your passion and job development, and an afternoon featuring panels with guests from your community:
- Employees with disabilities working in integrated and competitive environments;
- Employers and managers who support employees with disabilities; and,
- Entrepreneurs with disabilities who own their own businesses.
- On-the-job support resources for employees and employers:
- Federal and state funding, services, benefits, programs, and organizations related to employment; and,
- Federal and state anti-discrimination laws.
This all-day training will include lecture, small-group activities, a youth/young adult break-out session on self-advocacy and disability disclosure, and an afternoon featuring panels with representatives who will provide an overview of the services they offer including:
- Funding sources (e.g., cash assistance, grants, waivers, work incentives);
- Service programs and agencies (e.g., rehabilitation services, workforce centers); and,
- Information organizations (e.g., business start-up, assistive technology).