Photos From “Employment First: Is It Right For Ontario?”

Wendy Parent-Johnson

Wendy Parent-Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, CESP, discusses “Employment First: Expanding Transition Options for Youth”

Pat Rogan

Pat Rogan, Ph.D., presenting “Organizational Change from Facility-based to Community-based Employment Services”


Laura Owens

Laura Owens, Ph.D., presenting “Transition Planning and Employment First: Raising Expectations”

Joe Dale

Ontario Disability Employment Network Executive Director, Joe Dale, introduces the speakers

David Mank

David Mank, Ph.D., presenting “Aligning What We Do with What We Know – Supported Employment in Context of Time” to the group

David Hoff

David Hoff, M.S.W., presenting “Employment First – What It Is, What It Isn’t, What It Means”


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ODEN Representatives Attend Throne Speech at Queen’s Park

Mayor Mike Bradley, ODEN Employer Champion and originator of the "Mayor's Challenge to Hire Persons' with a Disability" just prior to the Speech from the Throne

Mayor Mike Bradley, Employer Champion, and Cheryl Massa, ODEN Board Member

Cheryl Massa, ODEN Board Member, with The Hon. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for Ontario on the floor of the Legislature

Bob Vansickle, ODEN Board Member, seated on the floor of the Legislature waiting for the Speech from the Throne to begin




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Champions for Change (Day 1 Final)

A few more pictures came my way today (thanks @judithboilard!). Here are the last of the photos from our Wednesday night networking event.

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