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Supported Employment Action Team Speak Up to Get the Job You Want, Carbondale

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Date(s) - 08/20/2019
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Southern Illinois Center for Independent Living


Supported Employment Action Team Speak Up to Get the Job You Want – 8-20-19

August 20, 2019 @ 10:00AM — 1:30PM

Southern Illinois Center for Independent Living
2135 W. Ramada Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901

Learn More About Supported Employment – Register here

The goal of the training is to engage with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families around the supported employment process in Illinois to help more people get the jobs they want.

Trainings will be held from 10am-1:30pm:

9:00 am – Registration and Coffee

10:00 – Welcome and Introductions about SEAT

10:15 – Self-advocacy and the Power of Employment; How your family, friends, providers, ISCs can help

10:45 – Navigating the Supported Employment Process

Janet Rollings, Division of Developmental Disabilities

Kristin Wagner/John Marchioro/Andrea Standley, Division of Rehabilitation Services

12:00 pm – Working Lunch: What is your next step for employment?

12:30 – Supported Employment Success Story

1:00 – Systems Advocacy

1:30 – Evaluate and Conclude

Trainings are FREE and include lunch.

Consumer and family travel stipends are available.

For more information and to register, please go to and/or contact Meg Cooch at or 773.558.5136.

The SEAT Project is funded by the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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