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Workforce development reaching students with disabilities.

A national program designed to help students with disabilities obtain competitive community-based employment expanded to central Mississippi through a strategic collaboration of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS), the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), the Rankin County School District and the Mississippi Council for Developmental Disabilities.

Project SEARCH UMMC is offering up to 12 students from the Rankin County School District an eight-month internship position that and is ready to graduate it’s first class in May, 2019.

Rebecca Turner sat down with MDRS, UMMC, Rankin County School District, and one of the students, Austin, to share their involvement with Project SEARCH.

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