Event Calendar

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration - Statewide
October 4, 2017
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Tallahassee City Hall
VR, APD, and the Division of Blind Services will honor outstanding employers for being leaders in the employment of people with disabilities. The event is free and the public is also invited to view informational displays.
(800) 451-4327
Email: melanie.etters@apdcares.org

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration - St. Petersburg
October 6, 2017
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 1st Street South
VR will honor outstanding employers from Pinellas and surrounding Counties for being leaders in the employment of people with disabilities. The event is free and the public is also invited to view informational displays.
(800) 451-4327
Email: Christienne.Adrick@vr.fldoe.org

10th Annual F.A.I.R. - Family Abilities Information Rally
October 7, 2017
All People's Life Center, 6105 E. Sligh Ave., Tampa
County Commissioners will join more than 80 community partners who will enrich, educate, and empower individuals and their families living with disabilities.
Brought to you by YES! of American United, (813) 935-5696
Email: yesofamericaunited@gmail.com
yesunited.org/register-fair/

Disability Mentoring Day
October 18, 2017 and throughout the month
Business leaders are encouraged to sign up to mentor students who have disabilities so they can get a taste of what is involved in following their chosen career path. If you would like to become a mentor, please contact: The Able Trust at (850) 224-4493
www.abletrust.org

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration - Miami
October 20, 2017
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Hilton Miami Airport, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
VR will honor outstanding employers from Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties for being leaders in the employment of people with disabilities. The event is free and the public is also invited to view informational displays.
(800) 451-4327
Email: Christienne.Adrick@vr.fldoe.org

25th Annual CARD conference
January 12-14, 2018
TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach
5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL
The purpose of this annual statewide conference is to provide information on state-of-the-art practices in areas that promote best practices in education, early intervention and quality community based life-styles for individuals with autism, deaf-blindness, and related disabilities.
http://www.cardconference.org