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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.

Wednesday, November 28 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Engaging Families and Elevating Expectations: A Focus on Employment Filling

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Families of youth with significant disabilities may have difficulty thinking about the transition to adulthood and envisioning a future that includes competitive employment. This workshop will highlight strategies for engaging families of youth, including those with significant disabilities around planning for employment. Innovative parent training efforts will be discussed as will the need to engage around specific outcomes and ideas for working with families who are apprehensive about exploring employment options for their youth. Also discussed will be the role expectations play in how families and professionals view employment and transition options.

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Sean Roy

Training Associate, TransCen, Inc.
State Liaison for the YES! Center and lead staff on the RRTC on VR Practices and Youth. I am an experienced trainer with a focus on transition age youth and family engagement.

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

Attendees (30)