Florida Celebrates Disability Mentoring Day
Two high-school students with disabilities were creating a short digital film on Wednesday with help from Challenger Learning Center program director Harry Hawbecker. Their faces serious and their eyes focused on the computer screen in front of them, they finally cracked smiles when they got to take a look at the short film they had created on planets and stars in outer space.
Jason Allen, 17, and Josh Baldwin, 14, were among more than 70 young people and job seekers with disabilities shadowing professionals as part of Florida Disability Mentoring Day. The young people were matched with business leaders, city officials and professors from places such as Volunteer Florida, the city of Tallahassee, the Florida A&M University School of Architecture and the Florida State University French Department. For more information, follow the link below.