Symposium 2019

Association of California State Employees with Disabilities (ACSED)

2019 Training Symposium
Friday, September 13, 2019

“California for All:

1001 “I” STREET
SACRAMENTO, CA 95812-2815
Parking and Directions
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Tentative Program Outline

8:30 to 9:30 Registration
9:30 to 4:15 Partner Outreach Tables and LEAP Certification
9:30 to 10:30 Opening General Session and Keynote Presentation Joe Xavier,
Director of the California Department of Rehabilitation
10:30 to 10:45 Break
10:45 to 12:00 Concurrent Sessions
Workshop A: LEAP and Internships for Job Candidates with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities: Expanding the Applicant Pool
Workshop B: Demystifying Key Supports for Persons with Disabilities in State Service: Understanding the Role of Support Services Assistants
Workshop C: Assistive Technology – The Key to Effective Work for Employees with Disabilities: How To Procure It in a Timely Way?
Workshop D: The ABLE Act: Helping Persons with Disabilities Reach Economic Self-Sufficiency
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch On Your Own
Complete LEAP Certification & Visit Department Outreach Tables
1:00 to 2:00 Awards Ceremony

  • ACES (Employer of the Year) Awards
  • Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) Awards
  • Ralph Black Public Service Award
2:00 to 2:30 Break – Enjoy light refreshments & Visit Department Outreach Tables
2:30 to 3:45 Concurrent Sessions
Workshop E: The 2015 Joint Project Report on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in State Service Hear an Update on Progress in Key Areas of Disability Employment
Workshop F: Meeting the Intent and Letter of the Law: How to Create and Sustain An Effective Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) Within Your Department
Workshop G: Finding Qualified Applicants with Disabilities: Effective Outreach and Recruitment Strategies
Workshop H: Do Ask/Do Tell: Starting the Conversation About Disability and the Need for Reasonable Accommodation:
3:45 to 4:15 Closing Session

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