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Making “The Works” Work

“I like to think of my colleagues as a second family,” is what Aaron Myers had to say about his job at The Works in Bloomington, MN. 288 more words

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Adult 688 #5: All it takes is one...

Task:  for the final reflection, what are your reactions to this course.

To assert that a course can change one in a profound way is a rather affected way in which to consider this learning experience, yet it utterly true in the case of this lifespan issues course. 712 more words

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Patience

I have started working with Supported Employment for about a month or so. The first step of the process is for the coordinator to get to know me. 232 more words

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Tuesday Employment Workshop

Every Tuesday afternoon, the Employment program hosts a workshop open to all of our active job seekers. The workshop is lead by our Employment Specialist, and focuses on employment skills and employment-related life skills. 72 more words

A Combination of the Two Best Things

Mingus is a funny, compassionate, and driven Minneapolis resident. He worked at Lunds for over 10 years while earning his Associate’s Degree of Liberal Arts but knew he wanted to give more back to his community. 464 more words

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GATE Program paves way out of sheltered workshops

A program developed by ADRS-Supported Employment and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is preparing adults with significant disabilities for competitive employment.

The GATE (gaining access to employment) Program is for individuals who have previously worked in sheltered workshops. 330 more words

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Field Notes: Dwight's At Work, So You Can Play

If you’ve set foot in Marymoor Park, you have experienced Dwight’s handiwork.

Dwight is a member of your Marymoor Park staff, who are tasked with keeping that massive park clean, safe and open for everyone to enjoy. 116 more words

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