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2016 Conference Save the Date

Save the Date! 2016 Alabama APSE Conference

July 20 - 22, 2016
Riverview Plaza Hotel
Mobile, Alabama
Announcement (PDF)





2016 AL-APSE & ACDD Course Outline

TARGETED AUDIENCE: Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, Rehabilitation Professionals and Etc.

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.

For more information: Outline of Course Content: Word | PDF


CALL FOR PRESENTATION ABSTRACT - AL-APSE 2016 Conference: JULY 20 - 22, 2016

Alabama APSE AL-APSE welcomes 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.

Call for Presentation Abstract: Word | PDF

Email completed abstract to Beth Hanks at no later than March 31st, 2016 (notify by April 30th, 2016).





Registration Form & Hotel Information: PDF

AL-APSE Members: $210.00 Before June 30 (Must include Membership Number)
Non-AL-APSE Members: $240.00 Before June 1st
ADD $40.00 after June 30, 2016

Please contact or 334-353-7713 to discuss ADA needs
Must request by June 15, 2016



Cash Award Opportunity $$$

Director HatAlabama APSE 2016 Presents the AL-APSE Outcome Award

Your opportunity to showcase an outstanding outcome for an individual or family as a result of you or your agencies support. The Alabama APSE Chapter invites you to put on your Director's Cap, grab your video camera and spotlight an individual and/or family whose life has been impacted positively as a result of your efforts. The deadline to submit your video is June 1, 2016.

Read more about the AL-APSE Outcome Award (PDF)

You can email questions to

SELN Findings and Observations ReportState 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

Project SearchSeeks 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 disabilities
  • Provide useful employment related information for Alabamians with disabilities
  • Encourage the hiring of people with disabilities on a statewide level

AL-APSE, The Network on Employment

8228 Royal Oak Court
Montgomery, AL 36117

This site is made possible by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities