Project Success Stories

Southeast TACE works with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies and partners to adopt emerging practices proven effective in improving employment outcomes for jobseekers with significant and most significant disabilities. Through Innovations pilot projects, VR agencies in the southeast are taking steps to integrate practices such as Customized Employment or Asset Development into ongoing operations. Examples of their successes are described below.

Success Stories

Thriving in the Workplace: Projects in Mississippi and Florida Change Lives for Kieffer & Michael
TACE pilot projects introducing Customized Employment in southeast VR agencies change the lives of youth who may be viewed as unemployable.
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Alex Flourishes in Child Care Position Customized by Kentucky VR & Partners
Through the holistic, collaborative approach of the Customized Employment process, Kentucky VR and community rehabilitation provider, The Point, were able to concentrate on Alex in an individualized way and assist her in a successful employment experience.
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Florida Governor Hears from Robert: How Discovery Gave Me “A Chance to Work & Enjoy Life”
TACE project participant lands a job as a result of Discovery process, working with Florida DVR and community rehabilitation provider Bishop Grady Villas.
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