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The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) Bridges program held a graduation ceremony for nine participants of the six-week program on July 25 at the Vocation Station.

Bridges assists under-served areas of the state in developing employment services for youth with developmental disabilities as they transition from school to employment. The students participate in job shadowing, job coaching and a variety of educational opportunities to help them achieve their employment goals.

The overall goal of the project is to enhance career exploration options and increase employment outcomes by developing a collaborative network of services that will assist students in achieving their employment goals.

Those graduating from the program include: Jeromy Cooper, Jonathan Maynard, Chelsee Stiltner, James Charles, Jacee Yearwood, Ivy Crabtree, James Madden, Ricky Kelley, Tyler King and Dustin Adkins.

For more information on opportunities available for individuals with developmental disabilities, visit us on the web at www.sciotocountydd.org, like us on Facebook at Scioto County Board of DD or follow us on Twitter @SciotoDD.

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