Monthly Archives: July 2019

Fussell fuels Faulkner students’ desire to achieve their goals

For years, Faulkner University Director for the Center of Disability Services Nichole Fussell faced an uphill academic battle. Now, she is able to promote the services that helped her earn college degrees and open doors for others facing similar challenges. Unlike some students with learning disabilities, Fussell was able to push through high school and enter college before she realized

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Readers relay news articles to blind and low-vision listeners

Keeping up with the latest news and events in the River Region can sometimes be a challenge for blind or low-vision residents. Fortunately, a partnership between the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services and Troy University’s WTSU public radio ensures that listeners can stay informed of what is happening in the Montgomery area. The Radio Readers, a group of volunteers who

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Caldwell excited about opportunity to lead CRS

For Children’s Rehabilitation Service Director Cathy Caldwell, her new position with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services has seemed more like the next step than a major change. Caldwell, a Prattville native who spent the last 12 years as director of the Bureau of Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP) with the Alabama Department of Public Health, said the switch to the

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