REMINDER:  The Early Registration Deadline for the Vermont APSE 
Conference is Wednesday April 23, 2008.  Save some money and get your 
registrations in early!

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Vermont APSE
Supported Employment

May 7, 2008
Killington Grand Hotel & Conference Center
Killington, Vermont

Customized Employment:
Welcoming All to a Working Life

Keynote Speaker: Michael Callahan
Michael Callahan, a nationally renowned speaker of Marc Gold & 
Associates and Employment for All, will discuss the emerging concept 
of Customized Employment, a strategy useful for assisting people with 
significant disabilities to become employed.  Michael describes 
Customized Employment as standing on the shoulders of Supported 
Employment, but Customized Employment goes beyond to include any 
individual with a complex life.  Customized Employment individualizes 
the employment relationship between employees and employers in ways 
that meet the needs of both.  Please join us as we welcome all to a 
working life!

APSE-The Network on Employment is a national and state membership 
organization formed to improve and expand integrated employment 
opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons with severe 
disabilities.  APSE is an organization for Supported Employees, 
Employers, Family Members, Providers and Advocates.

Schedule of Events:

8:30-9:00		Welcome! Registration and Refreshments

9:00-10:30		Keynote Presentation: Michael Callahan

10:45-12:00	Plenary Session: Michael Callahan

12:00 - 1:00	Lunch and Recognition Ceremony

1:00 - 2:30		Concurrent Breakout Sessions 

2:45 - 3:15		Closing

Breakout Sessions Include:

Obtain, Sustain, & Maintain: Supported Employment for Sexual Offenders
Laura Martin-Moran, Mike Jarvis & Kaili Goslant, Washington County 
Mental Health Services

Hire Up! Teaching From Experience
Max Barrows, Bob Kay, and Randy Lizotte supported by Lindsey Hescock, 
Karen Noone, and Karen Topper, Green Mountain Self-Advocates.

Whose Job is it Anyway?
Dale Hindmarsh, University of Vermont

Facilitation versus Advocacy: Examining the Employer/Employment 
Service Relationship
Andrew Maass, Esq., Director/Partner, Ryan, Smith & Carbine Ltd.
What Employer's Want
Vermont Business Leadership Network

Supporting Employment for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Alan Kurtz, University of Maine-Center for Community Inclusion & 
Disability Studies

Please send your registration with check made payable to Vermont APSE
If special accommodations are needed please respond by April 23, 2008

Payment MUST accompany registration unless prior arrangements are 
made with Karen Hussey at 802-488-6555.

Send Check and Registration to:
Karen Hussey
Vermont APSE
c/o Project Hire/HCS
102 South Winooski Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401	Phone: 802-488-6555
Email: [log in to unmask]

Vermont APSE is an independent, non-profit, membership organization 
dedicated to the advancement of supported employment for persons with 
severe disabilities.  Funds raised are used to maintain the 
organization and increase professional development opportunities for 
people with disabilities and staff of supported employment agencies.

Overnight rooms are available for Tuesday May 6, 2008.

Grand Hotel Room, 1 King Bed: $110.00
Grand Hotel Room, 2 Queen Beds: $110.00
Exec. Studio, 1 Queen Bed & Sofa Bed: $105.00

For Reservations call 1-800-282-9955 Refer to the Vermont APSE 
Conference group rate.

Overnight Room Reservations must be made by April 6, 2008.


Note: Registration Fee includes Lunch

Professional:  $60.00   ($70.00 after April 23)

Self-Advocate, Supported Employee:  $25.00  ($30.00 after April 23)

APSE Members deduct $10 from the total fee. 
APSE Membership # __________ (required)

Join APSE now and attend the 
conference at the reduced rates!!

Scholarships may be available to persons with disabilities on 
request. Call 802-656-1345 for more information.

______Yes, we would like a display table for our non-profit human 
services agency.  Regular registration is required plus $25 vendor 
fee.  (Space may be limited)

Great sponsorship opportunities available!  Contact Patricia Kinirens 
at 802-775-0828 or email at: [log in to unmask]






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