About 130 high school students in Virginia with developmental and intellectual disabilities participated in internships this school year.
University of Richmond, Commonwealth partners to research return on investment of vocational rehabilitation programs
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a nearly $2.5 million federal grant to the University of Richmond and its partners to assess the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities.
Several Virginia employers were honored this month for outstanding commitment to hiring and supporting people with disabilities in the workplace.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Friday that the Commonwealth has secured a federal grant that will strengthen and expand services for Virginians experiencing dementia.
The AlzPossible website, alzpossible.org, has a new look aimed at helping professional caregivers in Virginia with updated information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
During the monthly PRE-AIM conference call with Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Local Coordinators, April Holmes, DARS Coordinator of Prevention Programs, announced that there were almost 5,000 workshop completers since April 2010 when DARS received the first grant to offer CDSME.
Ellen McIlhenny, chair of the State Rehabilitation Council, and Commissioner Jim Rothrock of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services have announced the council’s Employee Leadership Roy J. Ward Recognition Awards.