Microsoft, realizing that Autism Spectrum Disorder can come with many advantages to their industry, is hosting a hiring fair specifically for candidates who have autism. What a wonderful endorsement for the field!!!!
A very quick read about a wide range of mental health conditions and misconceptions often related to them. Some good information for our students with these diagnoses.
This podcast, on WCPN, the Cleveland local NPR affiliate, includes Jared Daly, Coordinator of Employment Engagement Services, for the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Steve Fluharty, Workforce Developer at Koinonia, Tim Hanserd, General Manager, Maggiano’s Little Italy, and Ann Smith, Employee at Your’s Truly. Great thorough discussion, wonderful to share with colleagues as well as potential employer partners.
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Many attendees at our OAJTC Spring 2017 Meeting wanted more information about the PER App being used in Trumbull County for tracking and distributing data. Below is a google form to seek more information.
In case you missed it, or would like to see it again, here is a link to the powerpoint: TCTC Jake Kakavros
Project AWARE is a free, grant-funded training on Mental Health First Aid for school professionals in the state of Ohio. The training is one day and includes materials. Please see additional information from the state, as well as two ESC’s that provide the trainings. This is a GREAT resource for all who work with youth!
This article, published by the State Employment Leadership Network, is on the ODE website. Great information, especially relative to student work sites for job training. Please share with colleagues!!!
Great new (FREE!) program for helping students to find out what types of career paths might be good fits for them. Thanks ESC, especially Ron Zybura, for sharing!!!
VocFit Promo YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RRuy0X9Yfc
- VFA and JMR Walkthrough https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiiKDoOQq04
- Vet Assistant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WLSMLlmtqY
- Animal Caretakers team (snakes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7yY8qJ85ZA
- VocFit Testimonials https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kOIApAtyzg
If you like what you see, please contact Dennis Cleary at Dennis.Cleary@osumc.edu for more information on utilizing this service for your district.