Tag: Vocational Rehabilitation

Peter SchorschSeptember 25, 2017

A program that helps disabled Florida youth graduate high school and move on to jobs or further education is moving along swimmingly according to The Able Trust. The Florida High School High Tech program, or HSHT, saw 99 percent of participating high school seniors graduate last year, with better than four out of five getting […]

Guest AuthorNovember 10, 2016

Ahh, the Sunshine State — where it’s just another day in paradise and theme parks whisk visitors to fantasies where dreams come true. Problem is the reality isn’t so fancy for the many unemployed Floridians with a disability. Statistics from the Florida Scorecard Research report show that 63 percent of residents with a disability who […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 11, 2016

On Monday, the Florida Senate’s Committee on Higher Education passed Don Gaetz’s Senate Bill 962, which imposes metrics and a performance improvement plan for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The legislation also requires the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to submit a performance report to Governor Rick Scott and presiding officers of the Florida Legislature. “Supporting adults with […]


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