Experience the Employment Connection begins with a reenactment of a consumer’s perspective when navigating our complex system. This roleplay has been identified by multiple participants as the most impactful moment of the day. It highlights one systematic fault for those with disabilities who are searching for meaningful employment. Often, consumers are passed from one agency to another, and asked to complete the same application, consultation, or exam multiple times.
What is the cause of this problem? A lack of interagency communication.
The solution? Get yourself invited to the meetings.
Each IEP, ISP and IPE meeting is an opportunity for inter-agency collaboration as well as streamlined forward movement. With all major actors present, providers can plan, with all involved, for a meaningful future.
Never forget WHY you do what you do. Don’t allow more Chloe situations in the world! This problem can be fixed—just get yourself invited to the meetings!