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Title Vocational Rehabilitation at the Crossroads of Disability and Poverty, the Shane Padgett Story
Summary Today we hear Shane’s story of becoming a long haul trucker, his disability and how vocational rehabilitation helped him gain the skills he needed for success in the trucking industry. John Walsh, head of the RSA-funded VR technical assistance center for targeted communities or E3 who helps communities in America like Martinsville where Shane lives, that have been hit hard with economic challenges. Also, on today’s show, we’ll bring you a wrap up from CSAVR with comments from Mr. Vision 2020 himself, Steve Wooderson and check in with Katia Albanese on the upcoming in focus newsletter from CSAVR and of course Cherie Takemoto is standing by with the NCRTM update.

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