Information is below on two free virtual events happening this month related to employment and Transition Age Youth. Please share with anyone in your networks who may be interested in attending.
Your First Steps on the Pathway to Employment
A collaborative summit for youth with disabilities and their allies
Wednesday, May 12 from 2:00-3:30 PM
This virtual conference will explore the expansion of Special Education Services to the age of 22, the importance of Work Experience, information on Social Security disability benefits, and how working impacts benefits for transition-aged youth. Hosted by the Maine Department of Labor Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Division for the Blind & Visually Impaired, and Maine Medical Center Department of Vocational Services
Registration Required: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AuYzyADaTSOn4eHDBA0Inw
Disability Work Incentives for Teenagers & Young Adults
Wednesday, May 26 from 2:00-3:00 PM
This is a free webinar offered by Benefits Counseling Services at Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services. We will discuss the unique work incentives available to transition age youth, as well as important benefit transitions such as the Age-18 redetermination process.
Registration Required: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UKnLaWBzSEitcE2fHUtTlg