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Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of stakeholders who gain information, learn about resources, and connect with others across the country to strengthen the disability field. This year’s conference theme, “Be Creative - Innovative Solutions for an Inclusive Life,” reminds us to think outside the box during times of uncertainty. Creativity, innovation, and determination can pave the way for meaningful and inclusive lives for people with disabilities.
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Wednesday, November 28 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
The Economic Impact of Customized Employment for Participating Employers Seating Available

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This presentation is based on a study contracted by The Department of Labor Office of Disability and Employment Policy (ODEP) of employers who have hired individuals with disabilities into customized jobs. Join this presentation and discussion on how to offer employers innovative solutions through customized jobs that have a positive economic impact on the business's operation. Based on input from employers, learn creative ways to assess employer's labor needs that creates employment opportunities for job seekers with more significant barriers to employment. Through this study, employers have provided estimates of the economic benefits they have received when working with local employment programs.

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Richard Davis

Policy Advisor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
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Dale Verstegen

Senior Research Associate, TransCen
Dale Verstegen, a Senior Research Associate at TransCen, since 2007, is assigned to a range of research, training and technical assistance projects related to transition and employment services in various parts of the country. Mr. Verstegen provides consultation and training in the... Read More →

Wednesday November 28, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Salon E - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201