Engaging Communities to Promote Competitive Integrated Employment of Students with Disabilities

Oct. 26 | 2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Presented By

Dr. Magen Rooney-Kron, April Regester, Lindsay S. Athamanah, Wen Zeng, Andrew Kliethermes

Session Description

This trend talk will share findings from community conversations that focus on identifying innovative ways to increase the competitive integrated employment of college students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The presenters will graphically display and discuss (a) innovative strategies communities can use to prepare college students with IDD for competitive integrated employment and (b) ways in which community members can work together to implement these strategies.

Dr. Magan Rooney-Kron

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April Regester

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Lindsay Athamanah

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Wen Zeng

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Andrew Kliethermes

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