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Wise Webinar Series: Community Inclusion-Perspectives from the Field
December 20, 2023
2023-2024 Wise Webinar Series
Community Inclusion-Perspectives from the Field
In this webinar, you will learn about what is working with Community Inclusion from 3 perspectives. Kayla Wilson from AtWork! Will share from her perspective what she is doing to connect people to new opportunities. Annette Walker will share about her journey of sharing her talents and hopes for more connection. Katherine Titus will talk about what is happening state-wide with community inclusion and provide some tips to elevate what’s possible for a more diverse, connected community.
Presenters: Kayla Wilson, Annette Walker, and Katherine Titus
Description: Kayla is sitting in front of a white blank wall. She is wearing a black shirt that has a red, yellow, and green floral pattern and is wearing gold hoop earrings. She has long blonde hair and is smiling at the camera.
Kayla Wilson is an experienced Employment Consultant at AtWork! Kayla has provided job coaching for individuals in individualized employment as well as supported individuals in community inclusion services. Kayla enjoys getting to know the individuals that she serves and helping them find specialized placements where they get to showcase their gifts and strengths. Kayla studied psychology at Eastern Washington University.
Description: Annette is sitting in front of a window and television. She is wearing a white and black striped long sleeve shirt, has short brown hair, and is smiling at the camera.
Annette hopes that sharing her experiences will help others in their journeys in finding connections. Annette enjoys planning activities and giving others opportunities to get out in their communities and foster relationships. Annette worked as a community support specialist at The Arc of Spokane for three years, where she was able to advocate for others. Annette describes herself as a social butterfly, and likes being an active community member in Spokane, WA. Annette loves trying new things and is innovate in coming up with strategies and resources to make herself more independent.
Description: Katherine is sitting in front of a window and a globe. She is wearing a black shirt, has long red hair and is smiling at the camera.
Katherine Titus has 23+ years of experience working with individuals who are planning for work. Katherine has worked with individuals, families, Counties, the Developmental Disability Administration, DVR, employers, employment agencies and schools to promote equity and empowerment in lives, opportunities, and employment for all. Some of the work Katherine is experienced with includes facilitating person-centered employment plans, working with service providers and individuals in WA state, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and beyond to expand person centered, equitable employment practices. Additionally, she appreciates the opportunity to provide in-person and on-line training on person-centered plan facilitation, customized and supported employment practices, discovery, values and beliefs, and self-determination.