Wilson Workforce and Rehabitation Center (WWRC) (Virginia)

Description:

The Center provides vocational training and medical interventions for people with disabilities to assist them in obtaining employment and to live more independently. In the more than two decades that I have been a part of the staff at the Center, I have been blessed to witness many extraordinary stories of our clients. In many instances, clients overcome significant obstacles and go on to achieve astounding accomplishments in their personal and professional lives. WWRC exists to provide the skills and supports necessary to enable these people to accomplish greater independence and achieve competitive employment.

We have four major focus or specialty areas in which we strive to excel. These include services for

  • YOUTH IN TRANSITION, which involve a wide array of offerings for youth who are in transition from secondary school to higher education, employment and independent living;
  • NEURO-REHABILITATION SERVICES for persons with neurotrauma, especially spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, transition to higher levels of functioning in living, working and relationships;
  • ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES to provide assistive technology support services to aid persons with disabilities transition thru the application of state of the art advances in scientific development in areas such as mobility, sensory awareness and communication; and finally,
  • COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT SERVICES, which provide a roadmap for individual medical and vocational service needs in support of optimal independence and employment outcomes.
Tag(s): ADD/ADHD After High School Autism Spectrum Disorder Deaf-Blind Emotional Disabilities Employment Hearing Impairment High School Independent Living Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Postsecondary Education Speech/Language Impairment State/National Organizations Transition Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment