APSE: Employment First, Employment for All.
APSE Conversations: Suad (CA)
Meet Suad Bisogno, Vice President of California APSE (Cal APSE). Suad is the Executive Director of an organization providing employment, and other supports to people with disabilities. In this podcast episode, Suad talks with National APSE's Kari Tietjen about Cal APSE's efforts in supporting the 5-year elimination of 14(C) or sub-minimum wage for people with disabilities. Cal APSE has organized to be an efficient chapter, hear how tools like Slack have supported the chapter to be responsive to legislative advocacy, HCBS changes, and Employment First in the state of California!
APSE Conversations: Christine (GA)
Meet Christine Gudgin, President of Georgia APSE and employment support professional with Briggs & Associates. She talks with National APSE’s Erica Belois-Pacer and Kari Tietjen about how she started in the field of employment supports (it includes horses!), what the Georgia APSE Board leadership is focusing on, and shares advice for providers in the field…
Lorie and Luis (Arizona) – NDEAM2021
New APSE podcast! Meet Lorie (Arizona)! Lorie Sandaine is an Arizona APSE leader and CESP credential holder. She and moved to Tucson Arizona from Washington state. In this APSE podcast, Lorie and National APSE's Kari Tietjen speak about AZ APSE, NDEAM, and how Lorie found inspiration from her mother to do this work.
Stirling (Vermont) – NDEAM2021
New APSE podcast! Meet Stirling (Vermont)!
“I’m making a difference for young adults to have an option of going to post-secondary education programs.”
Shannon (Washington) – NDEAM2021
New APSE podcast! Meet Shannon (Washington)! Shannon is new to the field of employment supports, working out of the Northwest Center in Spokane. She has a background in Special Education and shares her experience with having a disability herself impacts her work.
Brianna (Maryland) – NDEAM2021
New APSE podcast! Meet Brianna (Maryland)! She works at Kennedy Krieger in Maryland, and shares her employment story with National APSE's Erica Belois-Pacer.