When

Thursday February 23, 2017
8:30 A.M. -12 P.M. CST

Where

Beth Hillel congregation Bnai emunah
3220 Big Tree Lane

Wilmette, IL 60091

 
Directions by car or public transportation

Information

FREE for adults with disabilities, older adults, family and community members, personal attendants and students.

$40 for Professionals

3 CEU’s (LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCPC, QIDP)


Program Sponsors:
 

Access Living
CJE SeniorLife
Encompass
Jewish Child and Family Services
JVS Chicago
Keshet
Linkages
The ARK
UIC Department of Disability & Human Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Online registration is closed.

For more information or if you have questions regarding this event, please call our infromation line 773.508.1121 or email Linkages@cje.net.

In recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness Month, please join us for this event which will highlight recent developments in employment policies and programs for people with disabilities.


TOPICS AND FEATURED SPEAKERS

  • Current Trends in Employment Policies

Kate Caldwell,University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities (CEED) Project

  • Panel Discussion: Local Employment Programs and Participant Experiences

Moderated by Robin Jones, Great Lakes ADA Center
Individual Placement and Support Services (IPS), represented by Trilogy
Customized Employment Program, represented by JVS Chicago
Entrepreneurship represented by UIC(CEED) Program

  • Advocacy Action

Rene David Luna, Disability Rights Advocate



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