RRTC in the News

VCU special education major connects life, school, work and a passion to serve others with disabilities - April 08, 2024

Path to employment was rewarding work for VCU program graduate with a disability - March 27, 2024

VPM News Focal Point: Innovations for Neurodivergent Minds - March 7, 2024

Successful employer-driven disability initiatives benefit individuals and companies, finds study - February 13, 2024

A new VCU-led project will support high-risk youth transitioning out of incarceration - October 24, 2023

18-year-old Project SEARCH graduate with autism joins staff at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital - June 14, 2022

Rachael Rounds appointed to State Rehabilitation Council Appointed by former Gov. Ralph Northam, the RRTC Program Manager serves through September 2024 - January 20, 2022

Two first-year ACE-IT students pursue career goals - January 10, 2022

Dr. Staci Carr receives 2021 Mission Champion Award - November 19, 2021

ACE-IT graduates now valued VCU staff members - October 19, 2021

Getzel to receive leadership award for her work to further inclusive higher education opportunities - October 12, 2021

Study documents valuable contributions of employees with intellectual and development disabilities amid COVID-19 - July 9, 2021

'A remarkable person with a bright future': How Isaiah Young made the most of his opportunities The ACE-IT in College graduate gained confidence and refined his career goal through VCU classes and several jobs and internships - May 24, 2021

Career Opportunities: How the pandemic is changing job futures for people with disabilities - March 23, 2021

Inclusion spotlight: CTI's Project Achieve Innovative project assists women with brain and spinal cord injuries to achieve academic success, increasing diversity and inclusion on campuses - December 10, 2019

VCU program, now in its 10th year, helps students with disabilities take classes and land a job - November 23, 2019

VCU receives $8.8M to support employment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities - October 29, 2019

CTI grant aims to improve transfer student success - September 17, 2019

Program helps workers with Autism thrive on the job - April 26, 2019

Families, advocates and providers hold dialogue on autism at RTD's Public Square - January 31, 2019

Educating students with autism: unlocking the potential - December 6, 2018

After graduating from VCU program, young people with intellectual disabilities find employment and fulfilling, independent lives - June 21, 2018

St. Mary's Project SEARCH graduates seven local high school students - June 21, 2018

How Michael Whitten's smile helps Planet Fitness shine - April 19, 2018

Creating opportunities for autism students in Richmond - November 13, 2017 (No longer available)

VCU awarded $1.2 million grant to study transition to employment for military dependents with autism spectrum disorder - August 10, 2017

Interns with disabilities set to graduate from job training programs across Virginia - June 6, 2017

With help of VCU program, high school students with disabilities gain valuable workplace experience at Richmond hotel - May 31, 2017

The Path to Higher Education With an Intellectual Disability - May 1, 2017

VCU study: Training program helps high school students with autism find - and keep - jobs - March 30, 2017

Youth with autism gain, keep jobs after employer-based skills program, VCU research finds - March 29, 2017

Researcher receives $2.5M grant to assist young people with intellectual disabilities gain competitive employment - Nov. 28, 2016

Researchers awarded $4.375 million grant to study best practices for hiring and retaining workers with disabilities - Nov. 3, 2016

Program provides students with intellectual disabilities an inclusive college experience at VCU - October 7, 2016

Students with disabilities graduate from Project SEARCH - June 7, 2016

VCU teams with Richmond schools to form autism education consortium - January 7, 2016

VCU establishing itself as national authority on Social Security disability policy - Fall 2015 (No longer available)

VCU's Paul Wehman co-authors paper that nets top honors from ARCA - May 14, 2015

Disability employment advisory committee adds 17 public members - Jan 5, 2015

Project SEARCH helps young adults with autism find jobs (contains video) - June 4, 2014

12 Students Recognized Today for Completing Project SEARCH (video) - June 4, 2014 (No longer available)

Six Henrico students graduate from Project SEARCH - June 3, 2014 (No longer available)

Students with autism learn workforce skills at hospital - May 30, 2014

Wehman: Autism and (un)employment - April 30, 2014

Helping schools educate students with autism - April 7, 2014

Students with disabilities ACE-IT at VCU - VCU places students with disabilities in standard classes - Feb 4, 2014

VCU awarded $4.4 million grant to boost employment for people with physical disabilities- Oct 25, 2013

VCU Will Lead $62 Million Study of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Personnel - Aug 12, 2013

VCU Study: Job Training Improves Employment Chances For Youth With Autism - July 29, 2013