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2016 Partners for Progress Conference

Residential Options of Florida (ROOF) and the Florida chapter of the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) are excited to announce the 2016 Partners for Progress Conference that will be held October 12th to 14th, 2016 at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. ROOF’s specialized statewide network has partnered with the Florida chapter of APSE in hosting this event that will unite stakeholders from around the state to discuss and provide resources through workshops regarding housing and employment for people with developmental disabilities in Florida.

About ROOF

The mission of ROOF is to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to successfully obtain and maintain affordable and inclusionary housing of their choice. ROOF’s envisions every community in Florida will have an abundance of housing choices that meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ROOF was formed in response to the need for information on and access to housing choices that are affordable, appropriate, attainable, sustainable, accessible, safe and secure and that promote participation in the community-at-large and development of positive relationships for the individual. ROOF continues to work toward that end.

About APSE

APSE is the only national association focusing solely on advancing integrated employment for individuals with disabilities. APSE works at both the national and state levels to ensure everyone is afforded the right to work, earn commensurate wages, benefits and opportunities to advance their careers, contribute to society and further their economic advancement. APSE champions the Employment First principle that employment and career be the expected and preferred outcome for all individuals with disabilities. APSE promotes attitudes and beliefs that fully include and support individuals with disabilities  to be part of the economic and social mainstream, to achieve careers and lifestyles like anyone else. APSE works to empower individuals to fully recognize their abilities and raise awareness within the business community as to the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities. The 2016 Partners for Progress conference will feature sessions that emphasize and support these key beliefs and attitudes. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please click here to download our Sponsorship Package.

If you have any questions, please email Daniela Villarreal or call (239) 774-ROOF (7663)

Click here to download a PDF version of the invitation.