National Conference on Autism & Employment March 3 & 4

Announcing Autism Works – a national conference on autism and employment. The conference will be Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4, 2011, at the Sheraton Westport Hotel in St. Louis, MO.  The conference will bring together the disability employment services community (vocational rehabilitation) and autism community to learn from each other and improve employment options for adults with autism. Topics will include: understanding the vocational rehabilitation (VR) process, what VR counselors need to know about autism, job development and work-place supports, funding possibilities for employment supports, and insights from working youth with autism.  The University of Missouri‚Äôs Disability Policy and Studies office, along with Integrated Behavioral Systems, is presenting this national conference. Registration rates and info: $205 2 Day $125 1 Day $180 2 Day Student Rate $105 1 Day Student Rate Agenda [PDF]: dps.missouri.edu/Autism/FBimages/AWAgenda.pdf  Website: dps.missouri.edu/Autism.html?cmpGAS  Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Autism-Works/136057253090452  Articles from the conference: Is Short-Term Job Coaching Practical…