Conference Begins: September 26, 2017 @ 9:00AM 

Conference Ends: September 27, 2017 @ 11:30AM


The Saratoga Hilton 
534 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Driving Directions 


Katelyn Connally 
NYS Rehabilitation Research & Training, Inc 


$225 per person

This fee includes materials for the conference and meals. It does not include hotel costs. Please refer to the Overnight Accommodations box for hotel costs.

Full Schedule Details

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Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, September 26

9:00AM  |  Registration, 10:15AM  |  Keynote Presentation, 12:00PM  |  Lunch

1:00PM  |  Concurrent Sessions

1: OMH HCBS Waiver & Transition Age Youth

2: High School Launch: Preparing Youth for Transition Through De-Stigmatizing Disability and Self-Advocacy

3: Strengthening the Bridge Between Schools and Service Providers

4: Developing Transition Plans & Practices

2:30PM  |  Concurrent Sessions

5: From Classroom to Career: Job Opportunities Through the Preferred Source Program

6: The "I(s)s Have It!" Coordination to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

7: Effective Supports to Employers and Youth with Disabilities Engaged in Early Work Experiences

8: The "Opportunity" in WIOA

4:00PM  |  Concurrent Sessions

9: Personal Outcomes - How Do You Know What You Don't Know

10: Peer Advocacy and Mentoring

11: Achieving Community Readiness for WIOA Apprenticeships

12: Coordination is Key

5:00PM  |  NYSID Annual Meeting

Wednesday, September 27

7:30AM  |  Registration

8:30AM  |  Concurrent Sessions

13: Optimizing Work Experiences for Youth with Disabilities

14: One Independent Living Center's Response to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

15: Business Engagement - Steps for Success

10:15AM  |  Concurrent Sessions

16: Project SEARCH - Lessons Learned

17: Welcome HomeISH - Independent Living and Affordable Housing

Hotel Reservation Information

The Saratoga Hilton is SOLD OUT for the evening of the conference. To reserve a room at our overflow hotel, The Courtyard Marriott (a short distance up the road from the Hilton), please call 1-866-210-9325 and specify the group name: New York State Rehabilitation Association.