AL-APSE & ACDD 2014 Conference
Continuing Education Information
Call for Presentation Abstract
AL-APSE & ACDD 2014 Conference: “Waves of Change…Oceans of Opportunity” JUNE 18 - 20, 2014, Mobile, AL Riverview Renaissance Hotel
AL-APSE and ACDD welcome your proposal for a concurrent session on a current and relevant topic that will be of interest to professionals working in the disability field, individuals with disabilities, parents, SE personnel, program administrators, and rehabilitation personnel. Print Request for Presentation Form.
Email completed abstract to Beth Hanks at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 28, 2014 (notify by March 30, 2014).
2014 Alabama APSE Awards Information - Deadline to submit nominations is May 16.
Alabama APSE will host their annual awards recognition ceremony on June 19, 2014 in Mobile at the Riverview Plaza Hotel beginning at 6:30 P.M. The deadline to submit nominations is May 16. Nominations must be scanned and emailed or mailed through U.S. Postal Service. No faxed nominations will be accepted. This is an opportunity to recognize an individual, organization, employer, professional, etc. that is committed to competitive employment. Nominations Form (PDF)
Dine Barclay Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded annually to a self-advocate or their family member to attend the National APSE conference. Dine Barclay Nomination Form (Word)
Chuck Sheehan Scholarship - These funds are available in the amount of $1500 to an individual with a disability who is pursuing higher learning. The Sheehan Scholarship will be awarded each year to an individual with a disability seeking higher learning. Chuck Sheehan Application (Word)
“Waves of Change…Oceans of Opportunity”
Hotel Reservations can be made here Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
To register for conference electronically please click: 2014 AL-APSE Conference Registration or Print Registration Form (includes Agenda, Hotel, and Consumer Involvement Fund Application)
To request ACDD Consumer Involvement Funding, available for individuals with disabilities and/or their family members only, please click: Alabama APSE & ACDD Consumer Involvement Fund
Registration Fee AL-APSE MEMBERS: $200 after Saturday May 31, 2014 $225.
Registration Fee NON MEMBERS: $230 after Saturday May 31, 2014 $255.
AL-APSE Awards Banquet Option for those not registered for conference: $40.
Registration Via Purchase Order Billed at completion of Conference: Billed at end of Conference at appropriate rate $200.00, $230.00 + ANY LATE FEES
AL-APSE Approved Stipend: No Charge
Dr. Elko Speaking: $30.
Feel free to email if you have any questions.
Agencies partner to offer innovative Project SEARCH program
Seeks to secure competitive employment for students with developmental disabilities
By Kristi Gates and Peggy Olson, Alabama Department of Mental Health Outlook
When 11 high school seniors in the Montgomery area leave for school each morning, they are actually going to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery to participate in a unique school-to-work program called Project SEARCH. Read the full text article.
AL-APSE Seeks Board Members
The AL-APSE, The Network on Employment was formed in 1997 as a chapter of APSE, The Network on Employment. It is our goal to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons with disabilities through employment with supports (supported employment). AL-APSE is a membership organization with members from all part of Alabama. This website is designed as an Internet resource to:
8228 Royal Oak Court
Montgomery, AL 36117
This site is made possible by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities