VBSR member agency helps youth with disabilities aim high

A “sponsor spotlight” article recently uploaded to VTDigger reports that, “For too long, opportunities and expectations for youth with intellectual disabilities and autism – and the expectations they set for themselves – were modest. Strong and expanding partnerships between Vermont Care Partner network agencies, schools, state government, and Vermont employers have opened the door for fuller participation. And now expectations, and achievements, are rising.”

Read the full article to learn about how long-time VBSR member, “Champlain Community Services (CCS), a Colchester-based developmental services provider, is actively engaged in this process, offering a continuum of educational and employment and career-development supports.”

CCS partners with dozens of employers to not only help youth develop career paths, but to also help employers find valued employees while achieving workforce diversity goals. VBSR members interested in learning more can contact Mike Reilly.