Webinar: Real Lives, Real Stories

Schedule

  • Date:
    Wednesday: September 7, 2011
  • Time:
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    1.0 hour

Presenter(s)

  • Nila Benito
    Community Supports & Public Policy Coordinator, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, University of South Florida
  • Brenda Clark
    Employment Services Coordinator, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, University of South Florida

Moderator(s)

  • Jill Houghton
    Organization Development Specialist, TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Description

** Second of four sessions in the Autism & Employment Learning Community Series .

The Real Lives, Real Stories webinar will give VR personnel specific, real cases of 4 transition age individuals with autism who have achieved competitive employment or are in the process of seeking and achieving competitive, customized employment. This webinar will address the stories and lives of 4 individuals (Ian’s Story, Vincent’s Story, Justin's Story, and Chelsea’s Story) and will cover:

  • An overview including video of the individual.
  • The process of how their goals are decided and a description of the employment outcome.
  • The personal supports each person needs and how they are provided.
  • The paid supports each person needs and how they are provided.
  • Where the person is now and plans for near future.

Objectives & Outcomes

It is expected that VR staff who participate the webinar will learn about the variety of interests, skills, and needs of individuals with autism and the possibilities for employment. In addition, staff will be given general; and specific information about specific types of paid, unpaid, formal, and natural supports individuals may need.


Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar

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Transcript


PowerPoint Presentation

Supplementary Materials

DISCOVERY Brain Blizzard Results

Corresponding Videos

Transcript of Videos