Providing a National Perspective at Maryland Works
On November 14, 2019, Dr. Rebecca Salon, LEAD Center Co-Project Director, presented at the Maryland Works Seminar on the State of the State: Employment of People with Disabilities. Dr. Salon provided the national perspective as part of a panel of experts on the national and state status of employment of people with disabilities. Other panelists were from Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration, State Department of Education, Developmental Disabilities Administration, and U.S. Department of Labor. Dr. Salon shared information and resources related to LEAD Center’s focus on equal opportunity in the workforce system, creating inclusive career pathways, and data use, including an overview of the DRIVE website and the need to create strong partnerships to improve employment outcomes for youth and adults with disabilities. View the presentation.