Upcoming Webinar Information:

Customized Training and Employment Services for Youth with Autism—Creating Online Training for Successful Transition from School to Work

This two-part webinar series will provide practical strategies for community support agencies in the planning and delivery of hard and soft skills training for students with autism and their families to support transition from school to work. The webinar series will provide practical applications of the Skillsoft online campus resources.*

Learning objectives:

  • Identifying and assisting with post-secondary education resources
  • Methods for enhancing soft skills and social skills
  • Preparing for career exploration
  • Measuring employability skills

Part One: Planning and Building Service Capacity for Successful Impact
Date of Webinar: October 21, 2020

Please visit the following link to view and listen to the webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cottz36i-xI

Part Two: Delivering a Lifetime of Customized Services for Employment, Community Living, and Educational Success
Date of Webinar: November 18, 2020
Time: 9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST, 12:00 pm EST

Join on Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86045516241

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Mei Lin Ford, CEO of ANB Services in Phoenix, Arizona. This unique ARPCT member is a community-based organization specializing in customized instructional services, customized employment development, and long-term life supports. ANB facilitates services and partnerships with a wide range of schools, employers, and workforce resources.

*ARPCT and Skillsoft are proud to provide a customized online campus for persons with autism, their families, and the people who support them.

Skillsoft, in partnership with ARPCT is a platform to enhance productivity, growth and success of students and employees. This interactive platform covers topics such as communication, managing behaviors in the workplace, problem solving, leadership skills, and provides the foundation for various education and training certificate programs.

Past Webinars:

Customized Employment – Going Where the Career Makes Sense
Date of Webinar: January 29, 2020
Presenter: Bob Niemiec, Senior Associate, Griffin-Hammis Associates

Griffin-Hammis Associates is an international leader in the evolution of Customized Employment providing training and technical consultation on all aspects of this approach. Customized Employment (CE) represents a nuanced departure from traditional and comparative approaches to developing work.

Please visit the following link to view and listen to the webinar: http://eduadvisory.adobeconnect.com/pf8lg270hz3a/

Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS)
Arizona Department of Economic Security, Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Date of Webinar: October 30, 2019
Presenter: Mei Lin Ford, President/CEO, DKA/ANB Services

Pre-ETS are specific career exploration and job readiness services that help students with disabilities prepare for future employment. This webinar will be presented by one of our own ARPCT members and will cover eligibility and requirements, how this member incorporates Skillsoft in their lesson plans, and success stories of their clients.

Download the Powerpoint presentation of the webinar: Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) Presentation


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