2019 TASH Conference has ended
Each year, the TASH Conference brings together our constituents to share resources and success stories, learn about field-driven best practices, and network within a community engaged in shared values. The Conference is attended by passionate leaders, experts, and advocates from every corner of the disability community. Conference attendees are influential in their fields and communities, and play an important role in the provision of services and supports for the millions of individuals and organizations around the world; and include professors and researchers from leading institutions; those involved in local, state, and federal governments and public policy; special and general educators, and school administrators; self-advocates, adult service providers; students, family members, and many others.  This year’s conference theme, Building Diverse and Inclusive Communities, reminds us that equity, opportunity, and inclusion relies on the input of broad perspectives and experiences.

Friday, December 6 • 1:05pm - 1:55pm
WIOA and One Stop Career Centers: Preparing Individuals with Disabilities for High Demand Careers Filling

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With the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) regulations, the use of Title I funding to provide high demand career opportunities for individuals with disabilities is on the rise. Title I funding can pay for training opportunities leading to certification in high demand career jobs and on the job training. One-Stop Career Centers are undergoing agency transformation by employing Disability Employment Specialists who provide access to resources such as career mapping and exploration, integrated resource teams, assistive technology, ticket to work and social security benefits analysis to individuals with disabilities. Partnerships with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and local employers are also increasing employment opportunities in high demand job/career areas such as truck driving, medical, information systems technology, and film.

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Stacey Anderson

Disability Employment Specialist, Atlanta Regional Commission
I am the Disability Employment Specialist for the Atlanta Regional Commission. I am also a 2nd year doctoral candidate at Indiana Wesleyan University. I have many years of disability employment experience and currently I am responsible for reframing and refining the delivery of services... Read More →

Friday December 6, 2019 1:05pm - 1:55pm
Meeting Room: Coyote 5594 West Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85226

Attendees (40)