2020 Webcasts

The Effectiveness of Customized Employment for Transition-age Youth with Disabilities – Free Webcast January 30, 2020

When: January 30, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm CT
Where: Online
Cost: Free, but registration is required
CRCs: This webcast offers 1 CRC credit upon submittal of the evaluation form.

How do transition-age youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their desired customized employment outcomes? This webcast will provide a brief overview of Virginia Commonwealth University’s research on customized employment for transition-age youth with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder.

You will explore case study examples of individuals who have achieved customized employment goals and learn how each person’s interests and preferences were identified through discovery and how their positions were customized.

Presenter

Jennifer McDonough, M.S.
Project Director, Virginia Commonwealth University Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

The original webcast was funded under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number #90DP0085) to Virginia Commonwealth University. NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).



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