Julia Barol, MEd, CESP, will join PA Independent Living, Friday, March 13 at 12:00 pm EST, to discuss transition, inclusion and employment in Pennsylvania, for individuals with disabilities. Julia is with Transition Consults where her work focuses on creating inclusive communities. She is also president of the PA chapter of APSE, or the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst, the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
In her work with the Employment 1st Philadelphia initiative Julia helped develop “One City, One Vision”, a video to help increase employer awareness of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, and the “When I Grow Up Video” to encourage us to ask all children to dream about their futures. Julia holds a Masters in Secondary Special Education and Transition from The George Washington University, where she is also an Adjunct Instructor. She chairs the Transition Work Group in Philadelphia, is a certified benefits counselor, and trains groups on work incentives and Social Security benefits. Julia has worked in the field since 1991.
PA Independent Living Radio Show is brought to you Fridays at 12:00 pm EST by The Arc of Luzerne County.