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The Promise of the ADA Generation: What Business Needs to Know to Tap Into Millennials with Disabilities"

  • August 24, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • WEBINAR

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Hear from two nationally recognized transition from school to work subject matter experts: Tad Asbury, VP & Executive Director, Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities and Rich Luecking, Ed.D., President Emeritus at TransCen, Inc.  In this interactive 90 minute webinar, Tad and Rich will discuss Millennials with disabilities, their sense of identity in the workplace and the impact regulations have had on inclusion for this ADA generation. Join us to share in the dialog concerning roadblocks and challenges faced by Millennials entering the workforce as well as those faced by the employers who wish to recruit, engage and retain them.

PRESENTER BIOs

Tad Asbury

Thomas (Tad) Asbury is Vice President & Executive Director of the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities, leading Bridges…from school to work, whose mission is to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through the power of a job. Tad guides a national team that has grown to 70, working in major cities across the U.S, helping to place 1,100 youth annually into competitive, paid employment. With responsibility and oversight of Foundation strategic planning, fundraising/development,  and communications, Tad possess extensive knowledge gained over more than 25 years of professional experience in non-profit management, corporate communications and public affairs. Tad is currently on the boards of the National Youth Employment Coalition, and he is Chair of the Leadership Council of the Youth Transitions Collaborative.  An experienced national speaker and presenter Tad holds a B.A. from Albion College and an M.S. from Georgetown University.

Rich Luecking, Ed.D.
Dr. Luecking has over 40 years in the field of disability employment and workforce development. Currently, he holds an appointment as a Research Professor at the University of Maryland, Department of Counseling, Higher Education & Special Education. Dr. Luecking recently retired after 28 years as President of TransCen, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving employment success of people with disabilities. During his tenure at TransCen he was responsible for the implementation of numerous model demonstration and research projects related to school-to-work transition and employment of individuals with disabilities. Dr. Luecking has held leadership positions in various national level transition and disability employment initiatives and has authored a variety of publications on related topics, including the book, The Way to Work: How to Facilitate Work Experiences for Youth in Transition (Brookes Publishing Company, 2009).


In current emeritus position at TransCen, Principal Investigator for three projects: the Center on Transition to Employment for Youth with Disabilities, the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational Rehabilitation Practices for Youth, and Maryland PROMISE. Also provide consultation with international, national, and state research, training, and direct service projects.

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Conference Number: 877-876-9634

Conference Code: 658 281 4819

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Presenters:
Tad Asbury, The Marriott Foundation Bridges from School to Work

Richard Luecking, Ed.D., recently retired after 28 years as President of TransCen, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving employment success of people with disabilities. During his tenure at TransCen he was responsible for the implementation of numerous model demonstration and research projects related to school-to-work transition and employment of individuals with disabilities. While affiliated with TransCen, Dr. Luecking held leadership positions in various national level transition and disability employment initiatives and has authored a variety of publications on related topics, including the book, The Way to Work: How to Facilitate Work Experiences for Youth in Transition (Brookes Publishing Company, 2009).

His professional history also includes serving as a state vocational rehabilitation counselor and the director of non-profit competitive integrated employment service programs. He continues to provide consultation and technical assistance on transition and employment policy and services to federal, state and local entities.  In addition, he currently holds an appointment as a Research Professor at the University of Maryland, Department of Counseling, Higher Education & Special Education, where he is co-leading research on vocational rehabilitation practices and youth with disabilities.

Due to system capacity, this registration is limited to one connection per registration only.

To join the meeting:

http://consultc5.adobeconnect.com/youth/

 You will hear the speaker presentation via your computer microphone.

If you do not have computer audio, you may dial in using the number and passcode below.

Conference Number: 877-876-9634

Conference Code: 658 281 4819

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

Test your connection: http://consultc5.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html


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