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Bridging the Gap: Employment & Evaluation Strategies for Adults with Disabilities

Using an engaging and honest style, the presenter will discuss employment and evaluation strategies for adults with disabilities. This information will be infused with the presenter’s unique professional and personal knowledge as a Chief Operating Officer, Vocational Expert, and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor & Advanced Autism Specialist diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. The presenter will also include information about current research, statistics, the importance of vocational evaluation, and the findings of his dissertation which focused on understanding the relationship between successful employment outcomes and parent demographics, behaviors, and expectations. Time will be allowed at the end for questions and discussion of the information provided.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify strategies to support the employment needs of adults with disabilities.
  2. Explain best practices in vocational assessments for an adult with a disability.
  3. Describe the relationship between successful employment outcomes and parent demographics, behaviors and expectations.