2021 Disability:IN North Carolina Fall Conference – Everybody Works: The Role of a Disability Employment Community Collaborative

“Everybody Works: The Role of a Disability Employment Community Collaborative”


Cardinal Innovations Healthcare LogoDisability:IN North Carolina will hold a virtual celebration of innovative employment strategies featuring employers and service providers on  October 5th. Cardinal Innovations Healthcare is sponsoring this event. The event will focus on best practices in supported and customized employment. A round table discussion with small, medium, and large employers will address how employment providers can build and sustain stronger collaborative networks with hiring managers. The event will also feature the North Carolina Employment Collaborative (NCEC), an initiative led by DI-NC funded by the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD).


North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities




When: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Allan I. BergmanThe keynote for this event is Allan I. Bergman, Subject Matter Expert for the U.S. Office of Disability Employment Policy, nationally recognized policy, and systems change advocate, and parent of two adult daughters living with developmental disabilities. Bergman’s career includes significant leadership positions within local, state, and national non-profit agencies and associations. Allan’s expertise includes broad knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, managed care and long- term services and supports policy, practice, and financing. A passionate and charismatic speaker, Bergman has provided more than 200 keynote addresses and 150 workshops to over 50,000 individuals in all 50 states, Canada, Australia, and Israel and most recently he participated as a presenter in the 2021 Employment and Transition  Webinars sponsored by  the (NCCDD).


This event is ideal for:

  • Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) leadership and staff,
  • Managed Care Organization leadership and staff, 
  • Job coaches, 
  • Care coordinators,
  • People with disabilities, 
  • Policy makers,
  • Teacher educators & special educators,
  • People with disabilities, family members, and other advocates.

Cardinal Innovations Health Care is sponsoring “ Everybody WORKS: The Role of a Disability Employment Community Collaborative” as a strategic partner with DI-NC to expand access to best practices in disability inclusion across North Carolina. Thanks to Trane Technologies for providing the technical support to conduct this virtual event.

There is no charge to attend this event however, registration is required.