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Family Employment Awareness Training – FEAT

What is the Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT) Project?


Family Employment Awareness Training – FEAT

  • A training designed for families, young adults with disabilities, and the professionals who support them.

The goals of FEAT are to:

  • Increase expectations for competitive employment of the young adult with a disability
  • Increase knowledge of state and federal resources to support the employment of the young adult

The Benefits to Schools, Teachers, Families & Students Schools

  • Receive free, up-to-date, in-service training for special education teachers and staff Teachers
  • Gain knowledge of the adult service systems · Learn about “outside the box,” customized employment possibilities
  • Plan with families and young adult, increasing successful transition to adulthood and family involvement
  • Meet representatives from various employment resources in your community
  • Participate in follow-up technical assistance meetings to learn more about how to support students with various needs to be competitively employed Families
  • Increase their understanding of transition to employment and knowledge of resources to sup port post-secondary employment of their child
  • Network with other families going through transition
  • Meet representatives from various employment resources in your community
  • Plan for transition and employment meetings
  • Participate in follow-up technical assistance meetings to support implementation of their employment plan Young adults with disabilities
  • Gain knowledge of supports and services
  • Brainstorm possible employment options and discuss support needs with peers
  • Learn self-advocacy skills related to employment
  • Gain an understanding of disability disclosure

UPCOMING FEAT WORKSHOPS

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS OFFERED IN NOVEMBER 2021!
 

Each family member including young adults need to register separately.

Register Here

For more information, contact PTI Nebraska.