Champions for Children with Disabilities
December 30, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER
PACER Center workshop in Stillwater will address success in employment for youth with disabilities
Minneapolis: PACER Center will offer “Employment and Beyond,” a free workshop for families of transition-age/high school students and adults with disabilities. The workshop will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Room LL16 of the Washington County Government Center, 14949 62nd St. N., Stillwater.
Individuals can meet with employment support vendors beginning at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the service options they provide.
During the workshop, participants can explore employment and alternatives, support options, resources, and new federal regulations regarding subminimum wage. Topics will include:
- The role of families in employment
- New federal regulations
- Employment supports and alternatives
Presenters will be from PACER Center, Metropolitan Center for Independent Living, Vocational Rehabilitation Services/MN Department of Employment and Economic Development, and Washington County Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Unit.
This event is co-sponsored by the Washington County Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Unit.