The United Rehabilitation Services is helping young people with disabilities in the Clark County area gain vocational skills. The organization is helping students get hands on training regarding the employment process.
URS has started a Summer Youth Program, which is a 6-week class serving young people with disabilities between the ages of 18 to 22. The class will teach 35 youths from Clark, Champaign, Madison and Miami Counties about job interview skills, creating cover letters and resumes, and how to fill out applications.
As the 9th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta gets underway on Saturday, September 15th, the organization that serves adults and children with disabilities has had additional challenges providing those services with a sluggish economy. We spoke with Dennis Grant, URS Executive Director about those challenges and the services they provide. Here the full interview here