Uniquely Abled Academy Information Session August 24, 2017

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Uniquely Abled Academy Open House August 17, 2017

The VWDB  and our partner Glendale Community College invite you to a Uniquely Abled Academy Information Seminar.

Learn how adults over 18 with high functioning autism can obtain hands-on training for the high demand job of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist.

August 24, 2017 – 10:00am

Verdugo Job Center

1255 South Central Ave., Glendale 91204

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$178,000 Awarded to VWDB to Train People with Autism


image: Aram Ohanis, chair for Glendale Community College's manufacturing department, directs students to the next presentation in the Engineering Design Manuafacturing HUB at an information meeting for a brand new program called the Uniquely Abled Academy at Glendale Community College in this May 5, 2016 photo. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Aram Ohanis, chair of Glendale Community College’s manufacturing department, directs students at information meeting for new program:  Uniquely Abled Academy at GCC, May 5, 2016 photo. (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)

More than $175,000 was awarded to the Verdugo Workforce Development Board to train people with autism to operate computer-numerical-control, or CNC, machines, as well as help people with disabilities learn other workforce skills, the board announced this week. Continue reading “$178,000 Awarded to VWDB to Train People with Autism”