Take seven shy young adults, ramp up their skills in organization and customer service, and in nine months watch them turn into workers ready for the job market.
That’s what happened in the inaugural year of Project Search, a national program brought to Keene that trains young people with developmental disabilities for the workplace. They graduated, with proud parents on hand, from the program Thursday.
Seven students, all from the Monadnock Region, worked in the hospital during the program — from sorting files in medical departments to helping in the children’s learning center.
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