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Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Federal Panel at Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs--It's Everyone's Business”


Contact:  
David Thomas , (202) 401-1579, david.thomas@ed.gov


Event Date 1: November 19, 2011 09:30 am - 11:30 am

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will participate in a federal panel during the closing session of the Alliance for Full Participation’s 2011 “Summit 2.0 Real Jobs – It’s Everyone’s Business” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in National Harbor, Md. Swenson will discuss the challenges and barriers facing increasing integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

The panel will include leaders in the IDD community and will take a look at promising practices from providers, employers, and self advocates in transition, implementing employment first, systems change, and innovation. The summit is expected to attract more than 1,500 attendees from all 50 states.


Event 1
Who : Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
What : Panel discussion on challenges and barriers facing people with intellectual and development disabilities
When : 9:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011
Where : Gaylord Hotel
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Md.
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