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News from April, 2016
Perspectives Corporation | April 25, 2016

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism ZooCamp Scholarship

Rhode Island | Autism Scholarship | ZooCamp
The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism ZooCamp Scholarship program is a collaborative effort of Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation, Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College and Roger Williams Park Zoo with the objective to increase accessibility of summer ZooCamp to children on the autism spectrum while providing supports for success.

Application deadline is May 11, 2016

 
Perspectives Corporation | April 14, 2016

The Confidence to Be Independent with Perspectives Employment Services

Rhode Island Disabilities Employment Services
Assunta Patriarca, or Sue, works at Applebee's in the South County Commons as a Food Preparation Worker. Currently, through Perspectives Corporation services, Sue receives support with transportation to and from work; however on site she performs all her tasks autonomously. "My job makes me feel happy, wonderful and I love the people here!" Sue proclaims when asked how her job makes her feel. "People are very nice to me; the boss is very nice too".
 
Perspectives Corporation | April 5, 2016

RI College to Offer Coursework and Internships for People with Intellectual Disabilities

RIC Certificate of Community Studies
The Certificate of Community Studies (CCS) at Rhode Island College will offer students with intellectual disability (ID) the opportunity to self-direct academic coursework and internships to enhance their skills and knowledge critical to a variety of career choices.

 
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