Family Engagement in Systems Change

Season 3, Episode 6 — 30 August 2019

Systems change is often considered a subject for professionals and policy makers. YES! To Employment talks with the YES! Center’s Sean Roy about the importance family members to remaking transition and employment systems for people with disabilities. As someone who has spent his career working in youth transition, and as a sibling, Sean brings a variety of perspectives.

Sean Roy is a Training Associate at TransCen, currently working on the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on VR Practices and Youth as the Knowledge Translation Manager and also on the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Center as a Quality Control Manager. Prior to joining TransCen, Sean worked at the PACER Center helping to direct transition projects and spearheading the creation of PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment. Sean is an experienced trainer and presenter and brings strong and varied experience in the areas of youth employment, access to post-secondary education, and family engagement. Sean is also knowledgeable in juvenile corrections and inclusive recreation and has personal experience as the brother of an individual on the autism spectrum.

Donald Taylor is the Training Manager at the Youth Employment Solutions Center and the producer of YES To Employment.
Complete transcript forthcoming

This interview was originally recorded 22 August 2019.

The audio of this interview and the transcript have been lightly edited for clarity.

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