vocational rehabilitation

Fearless Hiring: Event Seeks to Bring Employers and Disabled Employees Together

...  hiring: Event seeks to bring employers and disabled employees together “I don't consider it a speech impediment, I call it a cerebral palsy accent,” she said. … The state also provides vocational rehabilitation services to community members who experience barriers to employment because of a physical or cognitive disability. Read more on Hawaii Tribune Herald Support Groups, April 24 and later Send support group listings to Features Department, Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St., Erie, PA., 16534; by fax to (814) 870-1808; or by e-mail to features@timesnews.com. Deadline for submitting is one week before publication. Questions? Call 870-1689. Read more on GoErie.com Tags: cerebral palsy, vocational rehabilitation services, rehabilitation services, vocational rehabilitation, support group ...

Newest Ashland Mural to Celebrate Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

...  Ashland mural to celebrate Apostle Islands National Lakeshore The mural will be painted on panels and installed on the side of a brick building that now houses the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Star Liquor Store at 823 Main Street West. Painting of the 44-foot by 10-foot mural will take place … Read more on Ashland Daily Press Miner appointed to lead state health department In addition to his responsibilities as executive director, Miner was also a medical consultant for the Office of Education and Vocational Rehabilitation (1988–2015) and the Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (1987–2015). Andrea Jensen, who … Read more on Daily Herald Tags: edical c, juvenile justice, vocational rehabilitation ...

ETA Announces Two Proposed WIOA Rules That Stress Collaboration and

...  Announces Two Proposed WIOA Rules That Stress Collaboration and … The Education Department issued separate notices of proposed rulemakings to implement WIOA's Title II—which pertains to the Adult Educational and Family Literacy Act—and to conform the rules of state Vocational Rehabilitation Services programs and … Read more on Bloomberg BNA Hiebing selected for a 2015 Summer Experiential Learning Fellowship Her research project will be focusing on case closures of individuals who have sustained a TBI and utilize vocational rehabilitation services. The fellowship will support her independent disability policy research this summer while she is participating … Read more on Iowa Now Read ...

United Cerebral Palsy Honors Meijer With Employer of the Year Award

...  Cerebral Palsy Honors Meijer with Employer of the Year Award From its company-wide initiative to recruit qualified individuals with disabilities for its manufacturing and distribution network to its ongoing partnerships with vocational rehabilitation organizations to effectively source candidates with … Read more on PR Newswire (press release) Once-conjoined twins to leave Texas hospital – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois … The boys will move from the hospital to a rehab center. Owen and Emmett were separated at the hospital in August after being born joined from just below the breast bone to just below the belly button. The babies shared a liver and intestines and had an … Read more on ...

Can I Get My GED? I Need Help! I Been Trying for 2 Years Now?

Question by : Can I get my GED? I need help! I been trying for 2 years now? I’m a special Ed student and been trying to get my GED.. and my GED teacher is starting to make me stupid.. is there anyway I can get my GED in an easier way? (I’m 19 and going back to high school is NOT an answer.. I will not go to there ever again.) Best answer: Answer by jannsodyFor those with a learning or emotional disorder (or physical disability), one may get “reasonable accommodations”, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, for test-taking such as getting extra time on tests and/or a separate room for exams (usually with a proctor). Read more... ...