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Curious about the Employment First initiative?

Watch this video to learn more about ODEP’s Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program (EFSLMP):  

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Employment, General awareness

#WayToWork: Check out how Jared got to work on the farm!

via Tn Department of Intellectual Disabilities Farming is hard work, but Jared’s #Way2Work story shows it can also be a lot of fun! Jared works at Old School Farm as an assistant general farmworker. Jared and his coworkers work their produce all the way... Continue Reading 

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Employment, General awareness, News

Jobs instill independence and pride in supported individuals

Herman Cox, 57, wakes up every Saturday & Sunday with an unusual excitement for the day. He hurriedly completes his personal and household tasks and waits patiently for 9:45am. At 10 am he finally gets to leave to go to work as... Continue Reading 

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