Monthly Archives: February 2015

Therapy dogs visit Montgomery VR, CRS clinic

This week, Mark Vosel, VR state office administrator, held a Lunch & Learn session at the State Office for Dogs On Call, a therapy dog team organized through Easter Seals to provide assistance and compassion to adults and children. Dogs On Call trains and certifies therapy dog teams to provide comfort to persons who are at-risk, living with disabilities, suffering trauma or

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EI’s Blakeney welcomes ‘brand new challenge’ in leadership role

On Jan. 1, Amy Blakeney stepped into her new role of assistant coordinator of Alabama’s Early Intervention System, a position long held by Kim Hill, who retired in December. “Having been with ADRS for 15 years, and working with persons with disabilities throughout my entire career, I already have a love and a passion for what I do,” said Blakeney. “But this new

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Talladega VR ribbon-cutting (photo gallery + video)

The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services formally opened its newest office Friday, Feb. 6, to better serve adults with disabilities in Talladega and 10 other surrounding counties. ADRS Commissioner Cary Boswell, along with state and local dignitaries, was on-hand at 10 a.m. to cut the ceremonial ribbon on the 11,790 square-foot facility. The new home for Vocational Rehabilitation for the Talladega area

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New Talladega VR office to better serve area residents with disabilities

The Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services will formally open its newest office Friday, Feb. 6, to better serve adults with disabilities in Talladega and 10 other surrounding counties. ADRS Commissioner Cary Boswell, along with state and local dignitaries, will be on-hand at 10 a.m. to cut the ceremonial ribbon on the 11,790 square-foot facility. The new home for Vocational Rehabilitation for the

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