Project SEARCH helps young adults with disabilities transition to work

Friends, households and associates stuffed an occasion room on the Glendale Renaissance Hotel in assist of the 24 graduates of this year’s Project SEARCH transition-to-work program.

Project SEARCH is a global program that gives young adults with developmental disabilities with expertise and expertise to transition from highschool to work and the remainder of grownup life.

Graduates waved to family members and excitedly pumped their fists within the air as they crossed the room to obtain their completion certificates. Job coaches and supervisors positioned graduate cords across the necks of every intern and handed them pins that signify their West-Mec alumni standing. 

Shelly Thome, director of outstanding scholar companies at West-Mec, mentioned in her opening remarks on the commencement ceremony that she hopes every intern “can transfer all the things they learn with us into their next phase of life.”

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