The LEAD Center’s monthly webinar series offers opportunities to interface with thought leaders and subject matter experts about important issues affecting the disability community.

Produced in three mini-series – Economic Advancement (February – April), Employment (May – July) and Leadership (August – October), the LEAD Center webinar series is presented on the last Wednesday of every month from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern. The series delivers valuable information for workforce development professionals, policy makers, employers and people with disabilities.

Upcoming Webinars

Section 503: Connecting Job seekers with Disabilities and Federal Contractors through the Workforce Development System

April 23, 2014 3:00 p.m. EDT

There are new challenges and opportunities for federal contractors as a result of requirements of the Section 503 final rule.

Medicaid Managed Care and Its Implications on Employment Services

May 28, 2014 3:00 p.m. EDT

As states continue to transition their Medicaid systems into managed care models, numerous opportunities and risks to Medicaid-financed employment services have emerged.

New CMS Regulation on HCBS Settings: Implications for Employment Services

June 25, 2014 3:00 p.m. EDT

In the aftermath of CMS' recent regulation defining acceptable and unacceptable settings for Home and Community Based Services, states and stakeholders are now considering how to transition their service-provision systems into compliance with the new CMS requirements for greater integration.