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Project SEARCH, Innovative Job Training Program for Young Adults with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities Begins 17-18 Recruiting Efforts

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The Project SEARCH-Overlook Medical Center  program is recruiting for its school year 2017-18 student cohort.  

We are looking for students who meet the following criteria:

  • 18-20 years old and plan to still be in high school next school year
  • Diagnosed with a developmental or intellectual disability including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Basic and effective communication skills (verbal or supported by technology)
  • Ability to take direction and change behavior if necessary
  • Desire to work competitively in the community!

Please join us for an informational session and tour on Wednesday March 1st at 7p.m. To register visit events.r20.constantcontact.com/.

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Please feel free to share with families you know who may have a child that would benefit from applying to Project SEARCH.

To learn more about Project SEARCH visit projectsearch.us.

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