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Charter System, Hospital Partner for Unique Training Program for Students with Disabilities


Last updated 6/19/2019 at 7:41pm

Rebecca Brewer, CEO, Lake Wales Medical Center

A new partnership between the Lake Wales Charter Schools system and other community stakeholders including Lake Wales Medical Center could truly be life changing for local students.

Along with Victory Ridge Academy, the Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc., and Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the entities are combining to launch Project SEARCH, a nine month immersive internship program for students with disabilities ages 18-22 years old.

This will be the second program site for Project SEARCH in Polk County, but the first site partnering with the charter sch...

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