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Summit explores employment challenges for Nevadans with disabilities

By ThisIsReno

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The challenges faced by Nevadans with developmental disabilities seeking employment will be the focus of three regional summits across Nevada. The first of the series of two-day summits begins tomorrow in Reno.

WHAT: Employment Policy Summit hosted by the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disability, part of the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Education.

WHO: Business and community leaders, elected officials, people with disabilities and others.

WHEN: May 25, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and May 26, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

LAS VEGAS AND ELKO EVENTS: A southern Nevada summit will be in Las Vegas at Opportunity Village, The Engelstad Family Campus at 6050 South Buffalo Road, on June 8-9 and a northeastern Nevada summit will be in Elko at Great Basin College on June 15-16.

MORE: The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disability works with consumers, family members and professionals to assist Nevadans with developmental disabilities of all ages to be independent, productive and included in their communities. The summits are supported through a grant from the Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities and by other disability organizations. For further information, contact Scott Harrington at [email protected] or 775-682-9059 or Brandi Berryman at [email protected] or 775-682-9052.

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