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Amplify! Success – Portland, Oregon

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, 1-5pm

You don’t have to be alone in your workplace inclusion efforts.

At Dirkse Counseling and Consulting, we understand that inclusion in the workplace for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities can be a challenge. Job developers contact employer after employer trying to get their clients jobs. Employers often don’t know who to trust nor how to see ability versus disability.

Whether you are a job developer, employer, a community mission partner or a person with an Intellectual and/or developmental disability Amplify! Will bring you together to accomplish your goals.

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YOUR ROADMAP

An Initiative that Gets Results

Amplify! provides a road map to guide you on your journey to promote improved employment outcomes for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. You can trust the Amplify! initiative to help you succeed.

First two-year cycle of Amplify! Portland results:

  • 440 Attendees
  • 25+ different industries represented
  • 84 Attendees took the Workplace Disability Inclusion Challenge during Amplify! events which identify actionable next steps toward disability inclusion
  • 13 Employer Consultations
  • 5 Employer On-Site Trainings
  • 5 Employer Workshops @ Dirkse Counseling and Consulting
  • 6 Direct placements with on-going placements occurring
  • Inspired creation of an additional Project Search site for an engaged employer
  • 75 job seekers at 2019 Amplify! Job Fair
  • Over 50 sponsorships have been provided by Amplify! employer and community collaborators to help fund events

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Amplify! Offers a proven model to improve workplace inclusion in your community.

Engage with us today to discuss your vision, goals and needs in order to Amplify! Success in your community.

Don't go it alone!

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