2019 Transformation Summit Podcast | Inspiring Change
Listen to voices from some of the 2019 Transformation Summit participants.
Episode 1: Shifting Expectations: Reflections on Ohio’s Continued Transition Towards Community Employment and Individual Choice
“How do we build a better community together?” Many people with disabilities have historically found work in what are commonly referred to as sheltered workshops. These are typically spaces where they perform repetitive tasks such as stuffing envelopes or shredding documents. Since 2012 – if not before – Ohio has been shifting away from this type of employment model towards one where community employment and individual choice are the preferred outcomes for people with disabilities. How is that move going? We catch up with some of the professionals behind the scenes and on the front lines during their annual gathering in Columbus.