Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Fall 2015 YAIT Meeting in the News

Shelby County Reporter article on special guest speaker Timothy Alexander at Fall 2015 YAiT meeting. Turning abilities into opportunities: UAB football player shares experience with YAiT students. 

Published 3:00pm Friday, October 23, 2015  By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer 
Read the story here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Timothy Alexander - YAiT Meeting 2015

A native of Birmingham, Timothy Alexander,graduated from Erwin High School in 2007, where he was ranked number #8 in the state in football and dreamed of playing in the NFL. Timothy embarked on a bigger challenge in life, when he was in a horrific car wreck that left him paralyzed from the neck down. He now is dedicating his life to motivating and inspiring others. We are so grateful that he took the time to share his inspirational story with our YAiT students!
Twitter: @1stN2ndTimothy

Friday, October 23, 2015

YAiT Grant 2015

YAiT Grant- We got to announce to the students that we were just rewarded a $13,000.00 grant from the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities to fund "Young Adults in Transition Model for Multi-School Systems."

Gwen Brown - Parent Advocate YAiT 2015

Gwen Brown is a peer advocate with Disability Rights & Resources (DRR). She is also the mother of three children; one with autism and one with sickle cell disease.
Her mission is to empower people with disAbilities to fully participate in their school and community.
Mrs. Brown is a great resource for our students and their parents!

Dr. Frank Buck YAiT 2015

Dr. Frank Buck helped us learn how practical and easy it can be to get organized.

Dr. Buck helps people achieve their goals through organization and time management. He is a veteran school administrator, speaker, and writer. Most of all, he has shown countless educators and business people an easier way to work.  He shares these secrets with leaders all across the U.S. and into Canada.  As a blogger for over a decade, he has helped countless readers from around the world.
Dr. Buck's newest book, the 2nd edition of Get Organized!: Time Management for School Leaders, is for you.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Pure Bliss Hair Salon - Mt. Laurel

Students learn what it takes to run a full service hair/nail salon.
Pure Bliss Salon
15 Mt Laurel Avenue
Mt Laurel, Al 35242

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Nursing Department Office - Jefferson State

The students are able to assist the Nursing professors and office staff at Jeff State with clerical jobs such as sorting and filing.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Home Plate Cooking - Helena, AL

Home Plate Cooking provides delicious, homemade from scratch meals, that can go from your oven to the table in less than one hour. They also offer daily hotplate specials for dine-in or take-out.
5129 Highway 17
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 621-6502
Cutting grapes for chicken salad and assisting with hot-plate meal preparation is the order of the day for our Work Instruction student.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pioneer Bookstore - Jefferson State, Shelby-Hoover Campus

Students stock items in the bookstore and help with filing in the Nursing Department at Jefferson State Community College's Shelby-Hoover Campus. We appreciate Jefferson State for opening their arms and their hearts to our students.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Home Plate Cooking - Helena, AL

Student's assisting with food prep for lunch plates and chicken salads.
Home Plate Cooking provides delicious, homemade from scratch meals, that can go from your oven to the table in less than one hour.
5129 Highway 17
Helena, AL 35080
(205) 621-6502

Monday, October 5, 2015

Career Center Students - Stone Hollow Farmstead

College and Career students from the landscaping program harvested Tabasco peppers that will be used for sauce and peppered vinegar at Stone Hollow Farms.

Stone Hollow Farmstead
2006 Dead Hollow Road North
Harpersville, AL 35078


Mt Laurel Library - MT Laurel, AL

Since the Mt Laurel Library  now has their own beautiful, new facility, there is a need to re-sticker all inventory with the new building address. Our student is assisting in that endeavor working with everything from books to DVD's.