Innovative Training for Integrated Employment at Tennessee Rehabilitation Center

Tennesse Rehabilitation Center (TRC)

As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), innovative, new technologies are being deployed in Smyrna, Tennessee at the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center (TRC), a program of the Tennessee Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. TRC offers training for integrated employment in a wide variety of occupations, ranging from auto mechanics and detailing to certified nursing assistant (CNA) training. In two of … Read More

SPOTLIGHT: CVS Health “Abilities in Abundance”

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and when it comes to diversity and disability inclusion-based hiring, CVS Health is charting a path worth following. CVS is an industry leader in helping people with disabilities overcome barriers to employment, demonstrating the tremendous, untapped potential in this workforce. With proper training and workplace support, workers with disabilities have proven time … Read More

Evidence Base for Cognitopia

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The evidence base for the effectiveness of the Cognitopia Platform for Self-Determination is multi-faceted. Cognitopia was developed through highly competitive federal research grants from several agencies, including the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation (NIDILRR), Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), and the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). This funding has ensured that the … Read More