Family Employment Awareness Training

Attend Part 1, Part 2 or both days!

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

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PART 1

  • 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.

Poppin' Joe stirs his kettle corn.

 

Check our events page for upcoming training dates!

PART 2

  • 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).
 

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