Best of luck to Mason Blondin, who leaves us this week to begin college at the New York Film Academy. Mason started at ReSOURCE as a LEAP (Learn, Earn, and Prosper) summer intern and transitioned to a staff position at the Williston store. As his first professional job, he learned some important work skills.Continue reading »
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LEAP Learning Goes Virtual
This spring and summer, with COVID-19 upending support programs everywhere, ReSOURCE’s training program staff needed to pivot to accommodate social distancing while providing a meaningful, interactive, online, work based learning experience for students. Fortunately, this virus-influenced lemon inspired lemonade alchemy. ReSOURCE’s Learn, Earn and Prosper (LEAP) program for visually impaired students, ages 14-21, has reinventedContinue reading »
LEAP Goes Virtual
“I am so grateful for these retreats. They offer the opportunity for blind and visually impaired youth to stay connected at all costs. We share ideas, laugh, and learn from one another. These retreats remind us that no barrier will set us apart.” -Participant comment from recent LEAP retreat Research shows COVID-19 stay-at-home policies haveContinue reading »