Wed., June 17 - Fri., June 19, 2015
The AL-APSE/ACDD Conference is intended to disseminate a wide variety of information that would be of interest to professionals in the disability arena as well as individuals with disabilities.
TARGETED AUDIENCE: Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, Rehabilitation Professionals and Etc.
This program is offered for 12 contact/clock hours (14 nurses).
Outline of Course Content (Word)
State Employment Leadership Network
SELN Findings and Observations Report – Alabama
Alabama Department of Mental Health/Division of Developmental Disabilities (DMH/DD)
Site Visit Dates: Sept. 30th – Oct. 2nd, 2013
Report (first draft): January 2014
DMH/DD comments: January 2015
Report (final): February 2015
SELN Member State Agency: Alabama Department of Mental Health/Division of Developmental Disabilities (DMH/DD)
SELN Findings and Observations Final Report – Alabama (PDF)
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
Al-APSE is currently seeking hard working members to serve on the Board of Directors. If you would like to become a leader within AL-APSE please submit your letter of interest with the following information to Beth Hanks and Byron White: Membership ID number and how you are connected to the enhancement of employment for people with most significant disabilities. The Board meets every other month via conference call with two face to face meetings per year - June and December generally. More information
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:
- Facilitate Alabama's supported employment process for people with
- Provide useful employment related information for Alabamians with
- Encourage the hiring of people with disabilities on a statewide level