Our February meeting will help us serve people in the disability community!
Bring a friend and join us as we listen to our speakers discuss disabilities disclosure and reasonable accommodations, as well as share helpful resources. There will also be a time to answer any questions you may have.
Speakers for this month’s presentation include:
- When: Thursday, February 6th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- Where: North Seattle Community College located in the North Star Dining Room
- Cost: Free for PSCDA members and $10 for nonmembers. Sandwiches and snacks will be provided. Donations of $5 to contribute towards the snack fund will be accepted.
Nicholas Beers Michiels, M.A., Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Nicholas works for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) in Lynnwood providing counseling and support to those with disabilities. In his role he helps individuals (with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities) address their barriers to employment. In addition to serving a general caseload, he also works part time teaching at a Bellevue College. Nicholas has his Undergrad Degree in Music and his Master’s Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, both from Western Michigan University. He has an extensive history of volunteering his many skills for the Disability community, and is dedicated to having a substantial role in elevating the human condition in our community.
More information on DVR can be found at: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/
Miranda Levy, M.A., CRC, Training and Information Specialist
Miranda joined Northwest ADA Center as an intern in July of 2008 and became a permanent employee in January of 2009. As a Training and Information Specialist, Miranda provides answers to questions about service animals; employment and reasonable accommodation; accessible medical equipment; and disability language and etiquette; and presents trainings on similar topics. Miranda has a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Washington University, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). She has interned as a Rehabilitation Counselor at DVR and over the past 10 years Miranda has become increasingly involved with the disability community through volunteer projects with the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest.
More information on the Northwest ADA Center can be found at: http://dbtacnorthwest.org/
Aurelie Trier, MA
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation :: Lynnwood Office
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