Montgomery, State Office CRS staff band together to help families get back to school

Montgomery CRS held a back-to-school drive in August and September to help area families start the school year off on the right foot. Several staff members in the Montgomery office “adopted” children in need by purchasing an individual child’s entire back-to-school shopping list. “I chose Moshope Arabi,” said CRS Speech-language Pathologist Program Specialist Sonia Cleckler. “She loved Disney’sContinue reading “Montgomery, State Office CRS staff band together to help families get back to school”

Gov. Bentley tours Montgomery CRS seizure clinic (photo gallery)

  Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday toured the Children’s Rehabilitation Service Seizure Clinic in Montgomery. Governor Bentley met with some doctors and families impacted by Medicaid funds. In FY 2016, Children’s Rehabilitation Service (CRS) has received $12,124,985 in Medicaid reimbursements which accounts for 43% of the total CRS budget.

Class prepares people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing for work

  The Montgomery office of VRS-Deaf Services is holding a five-day Job Readiness Class this week to equip job seekers with hearing impairments with the information necessary to ensure success on the job. During the course, attendees are learning how to better market themselves when meeting potential employers, receiving advice from several area employers and job training providers including WellsContinue reading “Class prepares people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing for work”

Summer camp highlights talents of CRS staff, clients

Several CRS staff members recently assisted with a two-week summer camp for children with disabilities held at Alabama State University. Camp GIFTED (giving individuals freedom to express diversity) is an annual fine arts camp for students interested in drama. Each year, the camp culminates with an inspiring live show that features students acting and singing on stage. BehindContinue reading “Summer camp highlights talents of CRS staff, clients”