Birmingham Southern holds Project SEARCH commencement

  Project SEARCH, the Alabama program launched in 2012 to provide students with significant disabilities professional work experience, passed another milestone May 29. The Project SEARCH site operating at Birmingham Southern College (BSC) held its first graduation ceremony and reception to honor the 10 participants enrolled at that location. The program is a total immersion, business-led, school-to-work plan for youngContinue reading “Birmingham Southern holds Project SEARCH commencement”

Camp teaches ‘SAVI’ seniors independent living skills

It’s no secret that vision loss among older Alabamians is common and can have a dramatic effect on daily life and independence. Camp SAVI (seniors adjusting to visual impairments) seeks to restore that lost confidence by teaching independent living skills to older Alabamians with vision loss. The five-day camp, now in its fourth year, was launched in MayContinue reading “Camp teaches ‘SAVI’ seniors independent living skills”

Tuscaloosa VR honors area graduates

The Tuscaloosa VR office invited local business leaders, educators, friends and family to join them in congratulating area seniors for their many accomplishments at the 2nd Annual Tuscaloosa ADRS Graduation Party. Thirty-two seniors were recognized at the party, where they also had an opportunity to meet representatives of several community rehabilitation programs who discussed theirContinue reading “Tuscaloosa VR honors area graduates”