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Go Beyond: Transition to Employment for Young Adults with Special Needs

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Featuring: John Robinson

John Robinson will share his story of living, adapting, and succeeding in business as an individual with a physical disability. Born a quadruple amputee, John shares life experiences with humor and thought about where we are as people today and tomorrow.

In March, 2018, John Robinson was awarded the Capital Region Chamber Champion of the Year in front of 1100 New York business leaders! John Proudly accepted one of ten national White House Champions of Change for Disability Employment in 2014 in Washington, D.C. Since 2011, he’s served as managing partner, CEO, and Founder of Our Ability, which provides inclusive workforce and employment consulting, mentoring, workshops, keynotes, and seminars on disability and diversity. Our Ability is building a coalition of New York State businesses interested in hiring individuals with disabilities. John currently serves as an advocate for people with disabilities with the Disability: IN NY and was the subject of, “Get off your Knees: the John Robinson Story,” a public television documentary and autobiography.

Sponsored by: Family Resource Network, Parent Technical Assistance Center, STIC, and Our Ability

Light Refreshments will be available.

To register online, please click here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezQj5lEOxOZibvieDeMdr_RnnUtIKPY1C6PXc-f30WyZ8BlQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

To register by phone, please call (607) 432-0001.

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Organizer

Robin Piefer
Phone:
(607) 432-0001
Email:
rpiefer@familyrn.org

Venue

Southern Tier Independence Center
135 E. Frederick St.
Binghamton, NY 13904 United States
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