The Verdugo CNC Machinist Academy at Glendale Community College provides hands-on training for adults (18 and over) in the high demand job of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist. The Academy is designed to train adults with disabilities who want to enter the manufacturing industry. Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders are encouraged to apply!
Interested in more information? Contact Tina Hartyon at the Verdugo Jobs Center (818) 937-8080 ▪ firstname.lastname@example.org
The VWDB’s VJC has partnered with Glendale Community College and Department of Rehabilitation to provide IT Level I training for interested clients. Disabilities Employment Accelerator funds assist individuals with disabilities with job placement, classroom and on the job training, work experience, career exploration assistance. Eligible clients enrolled in the program may qualify to receive free IT training through GCC. After the training there will be opportunities to be enrolled in either work experience or on the job training with local employers. There are also opportunities for other types of classroom training. To find out more about these opportunities, contact Tina Hartyon for more information.
The goal of The Uniquely Abled Project is to shift the paradigm of thinking from “disabled” to “uniquely abled”. It starts by preparing people with high functioning autism to take on high performing jobs in the workplace through an innovative job-training program appropriately called, The Uniquely Abled Academy.
Students with Autism thrive in the world of CNC Machining. What many see as a Disadvantage is actually an Advantage for the students of “Uniquely Abled”, a CNC Machining Program located at Glendale Community College. Watch as TITAN and his son Tyson visit this special program and share their very personal story of Success.