Tag: "project SEARCH"
Cincinnati Children’s program helps young people with disabilities find career
September marks 20 years since Gretchen Koetters started at Cincinnati Children’s. She was one of the first graduates of a program that began at the medical center called Project SEARCH.
Woman with Down Syndrome Marks 20 Years of Employment at Children’s
Gretchen's mom hopes that her daughter's 20-year career at Cincinnati Children's brings hope to other families of kids with Down syndrome.
Program That Helps Special Needs Students Get On-The-Job Training Expands Into Kentucky
The Boone County School District has become the first in Kentucky to adopt Project SEARCH, a program geared toward securing competitive employment for people with disabilities. Developed in 1996 as
Project SEARCH: Helping young people with disabilities get real, hands-on job training
The idea for Project SEARCH came about in 1996 when I was nursing director of the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. An important part of that job
Effort Yields Training, Jobs
Since its inception at Cincinnati Children’s, Project SEARCH has been held up as a model program, growing to more than 230 locations around the world. The unique employment training program