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December 15, 2016

Young Adults With Disabilities Find Meaningful, Hope for a Future Through WorkProject SEARCH

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Two years ago, Jakob Erickson says his world and his dreams were much smaller. Jakob, then a junior in high school, spent most of his free time at home with his family. At school, he went out of his way not to make friends. When he thought about life after graduation, Jakob tells us he […]

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Tags: Environmental Services, Human Cellular Therapy Laboratory, Project SEARCH


November 8, 2016

Project SEARCH Connects Young Adults With Disabilities to Job Opportunities

By In the Loop In the Loop

Like many people who work in health care, Meredith Kieffer’s favorite part of the job is getting “to spend time with patients,” she recently told the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. According to the paper, working in a hospital was a lifelong goal for Meredith, a 19-year-old with a bright and ready smile. It’s a goal she […]

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Tags: Dawn Kirchner, Guy Finne, Jennifer Steffes, Mayo Clinic Health System, Project SEARCH


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