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Upcoming Webinars

April 23, 2024, from 2 P.M. – 3 P.M. 

Topic:  Job Development Demystified!  

  • Facilitator and Speaker: Amy Price, Advancing Employment 


When looking for employment, it is important to include different techniques that help individuals with disabilities find jobs that are the right fit. Amy Price will explore this issue in depth and reveal the different ways to approach job exploration to find opportunities. She will discuss how to utilize the Discovery process, how to explore a person's gifts and skills, and ways to use the community to support the process. This webinar is for job seekers, family members, and providers. Each group is strongly encouraged to participate in this discussion.  

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May 14, 2024, from 2 P.M. – 3 P.M. 

Topic:  Support Coordination Credential in Employment Supports  

  • Facilitator: Doug Crandell, IHDD, Advancing Employment 

  • Speakers: Amy Price, Price Support Employment Services  


Join us for an overview of this new training credential! In response to the question included in the National Core Indicators: Are employment services and supports included in ISPs? Georgia lags significantly behind the country. (Georgia’s = 13% while the national average = 26%)1 Support Coordination plays a vital and critical role in the lives of people with developmental disabilities. Staff are often looked to for advice, support in decision-making, and information related to the various options in employment services. It’s important that staff have accurate details about funding, benefits, public programs, and the various paths to achieve employment and generate income. Providers, Support Coordinators, and Families will benefit from this overview. 

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May 23, 2024, from 2 P.M. - 3 P.M. 

Topic: Ensuring Meaningful Days Based on Personal Choices for Georgians with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) 

  • Facilitator: Doug Crandell, IHDD, Advancing Employment 

  • Speakers: Dr. Tracy Rackensperger, Public Service Faculty Project Director, Preparing for Employment (An Advancing Employment Initiative), CAUSE Facilitator and Resources and Outreach Manager, Advancing Employment, Co-Leader of Training and Dissemination, RERC on AAC, Lead Trainer, Living Well Georgia, Instructor, Disabilities Studies Certificate University of Georgia at the Institute on Human Development and Disabilities 


Join us for a discussion about the legislation to prevent paying Georgians with disabilities subminimum wages. HR 1125 did not pass this year. We must continue to work together to phase out the practice of subminimum wages as has been done in Tennessee and South Carolina. A significant part of successfully phasing out 14c in Georgia is ensuring individuals with I/DD have meaningful days based on personal choices. Dr. Tracy Rackensperger will lead a discussion on the following: The definition of meaningful days as based on true self-determination. How can providers and stakeholders modify practices to ensure meaningful days based on personal choices. 

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May 29, 2024, from 2 P.M. – 3 P.M. 

Topic: What is DB101 and is it the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread? 

  • Facilitator: Doug Crandell, IHDD, Advancing Employment 

  • Speakers: Nicholas Love, Community Inclusion Director, World Institute on Disability, Gina Griffiths, Assistant Director for Community Inclusion, World Institute on Disability  


During this webinar, participants will learn about Many people with disabilities fear that if they go to work, they'll lose needed health care and other disability benefits. DB101 helps people with disabilities and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits. DB101 will help you make informed choices and show you how you can make work part of your plan. DB101 provides: 

  • Information: Learn about benefits programs and rules around work. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Find out how to avoid common pitfalls. 

  • Estimators: Get results tailored just for you that help you plan and set goals for work. Get tips for success for your individual situation. 

  • Expert Help: Find answers to your questions. Connect to community resources. Get help understanding your next steps. 

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Archived / Previous Webinars

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Spring 2023 Series

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NDEAM 2022 Series


Ending Subminimum Wages in Georgia Series


Spring 2022 Series


NDEAM 2021 Series


Spring 2021 Series


Spring 2020 Series


Spring 2018 Series

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