Events

Our Calendar of events is currently under construction. Please visit our Facebook page for our current events.

Our workshops, trainings and conferences are offered to parents, education advocates, general educators, special educators, para-professionals, administrators, service providers, and other individuals who care for and about children/youth who have disabilities.

We provide training in various ways. For more information visit our events page.

Jun
2
Fri
Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Part 1 Lansing @ Lansing Special Education Administrative Office
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am

Register for one or both days Register Online

Training begins at 9:00AM and ends at 4:00PM

FEAT is provided free of charge – lunch, snacks, training materials and a resource CD will be provided to attendees.

June 2, 2017 – PART 1 – BUILDING THE DREAM OF EMPLOYMENT

  • FEAT and state policy supporting employment of persons with disabilities;
  • Different possibilities for employment and the 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 of rotating small groups with the following 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

June 17, 2017 -PART 2 – IDENTIFYING AND ACCESSING EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

  • 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 of rotating small groups with guests from your community representing various:

  • 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).

Don’t Miss This Opportunity to Network with

  • families,

  • employees,

  • employers,

  • entrepreneurs, and

  • representatives from agencies and organizations providing employment resources

 

Jun
17
Sat
Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Part 2 Lansing @ Lansing Special Education Administrative Office
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am

Register for one or both days Register Online

Training begins at 9:00AM and ends at 4:00PM

FEAT is provided free of charge – lunch, snacks, training materials and a resource CD will be provided to attendees.

June 2, 2017 PART 1 – BUILDING THE DREAM OF EMPLOYMENT

  • FEAT and state policy supporting employment of persons with disabilities;
  • Different possibilities for employment and the 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 of rotating small groups with the following 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

June 17, 2017 PART 2 – IDENTIFYING AND ACCESSING EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

  • 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 of rotating small groups with guests from your community representing various:

  • 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).

Don’t Miss This Opportunity to Network with

  • families,

  • employees,

  • employers,

  • entrepreneurs, and

  • representatives from agencies and organizations providing employment resources

 


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