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|Tuesday, September 20, 2016||Didlake Partners with The National Conference Center to Provide Internships for Students with Disabilities|
|Wednesday, December 30, 2015||Community Foundation Donates Manassas Property to Didlake|
|Wednesday, July 22, 2015||Didlake to open The UPS Store in Potomac Town Center|
|Thursday, June 18, 2015||Didlake Project SEARCH Programs Yield 12 Graduates|
|Monday, June 15, 2015||Contract Breaks DARS Employment Record|
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|Friday, November 18, 2016||
Source Loudoun Now
Graduation can be a little nerve-wracking for any family. But for parents of special needs students, that last day the school bus picks up their child can feel like they’ve reached the edge of a cliff.
“We kept thinking, gosh, this is going to be really hard. He’s going to be thrust out there,” Dianne Murphy, who’s 21-year-old son, Matt, has Down syndrome. He graduated from Loudoun County High School in June.
But a new partnership with the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Loudoun County Public Schools, the National Conference Center and nonprofit organization Didlake is giving young people with disabilities a chance to hone their skills before they enter the workforce.
|Friday, July 8, 2016||
From The Virginia Pilot
During a graduation ceremony Tuesday, Alec Lozito said he was happy he was able to “climb the stairs to adulthood” with the help of the Project SEARCH internship program .
“I’d like to thank you all for letting me be a part of this,” Lozito said at the ceremony at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center .
Six graduates completed nine-month internships at the Maryview center or DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk to earn their diplomas. Each graduate has an autism spectrum disorder.
|Tuesday, February 2, 2016||
For the second year in a row, a DISA facility was recognized for excellence in energy conservation by the Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP), which provides installation management services for more than 20 locations in the National Capital Region, including the Naval Support Facility (NSF) in Indian Head, Maryland.
The agency’s Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is a tenant of NSF Indian Head and received an award for the following energy conservation activities conducted in 2015:
Also for the second year in a row, Raymond Hrynko, facility team lead and energy officer at JITC Indian Head, was individually recognized for his support for and enhancement of the NSASP regional energy program.
The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Facility Team at Indian Head, Maryland, accepts the 2015 Naval Support Facility Activity South Potomac’s Annual Energy Award. Raymond Hrynko, facility team lead and energy officer at JITC Indian Head, was individually recognized and is holding the award certificate.
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