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Please enjoy just a small sampling of the feedback we have received from attendees at the Employment and Disability Forum.

“This training has been completely invigorating. It has brought me back to the excitement and zeal I felt as a grad student and new counselor in the field. These speakers are truly gifted and attending this training will provide you with a new, overdue perspective on the work we do, the people we serve and why.”
- Sr. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, QRP

“Be ready to laugh, to cry, to look at everything differently.”
- Employment Specialist

“A must to be competent in the field of working with individuals with disabilities or human service.”
- Qualified Rehabilitation Professional

“It’s a must do for all job developers, especially for those who work in disability.”
- Sr. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, QRP

“You will leave feeling empowered and inspired to help not only others but yourself.”
- Office Technician

“Leave your own preconceived notions at home and be ready to be renewed, refreshed and refitted!”
- Employment Coordinator

“This training will impact your life, make a difference in the work you do and not only reenergize your passion, but provide concrete tools to use with clients.”
- VR Counselor


Richard Pimentel is an internationally renowned expert on working with employers on Disability Inclusion, Job Development, Job Retention, and the ADAAA. As a consultant, keynote speaker, professional trainer, primary author of the Windmills attitude change program and author of numerous curricula and training guides, Dr. Pimentel is distinguished by his ability to predict industry trends, the needs of employers and the rehabilitation community.

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Denise Bissonnette is an internationally renowned writer, trainer and keynote speaker. For over two decades, she has inspired people and organizations throughout North America to look beyond traditional concepts of career development and to craft livelihoods rooted in the individual "genius" of each person. Her work is a rich tapestry of her talents as a poet, writer, storyteller, teacher and career developer.

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