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FMS Series: Exploring Opportunities for Creating Employment

Employment has a central role in most people’s lives, offering purpose and meaning, in addition to an income. The vast majority of individuals with developmental disabilities can be successfully employed at least part-time, and many full-time.

The resources available through Family Managed Supports (FMS) can be effectively utilized to both create employment possibilities and to provide on-the-job supports to ensure success, when and where needed. More and more employers are demonstrating a willingness and recognizing the benefits of hiring individuals with developmental disabilities.

This session will cover:

  • Engaging employers
  • Creating employment possibilities based on the interests of the individual
  • Facilitating natural supports in an employment setting

Workshop presenters:

Wendy McDonald, District 5370 Rotary Employment Partnership Committee Chair, Inclusion Alberta Chief Operating Officer
Trina Steed, Inclusion Alberta Provincial Director, Employment Partnerships

Save the date for the upcoming workshop on Creating and Facilitating Relationships Through Community Engagement on February 8, 2020.

Download the poster for this event by clicking the image below.

January 11, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Inglewood Community Centre
1740 24 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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