Oscar Chavira

Oscar Chavira

Oscar Chavira is from Battle Mountain, a small town in rural Nevada, but that did not stop him from achieving his academic and vocational goals. He was admitted to University of Nevada, Reno after graduating from high school and declared a major in mining engineering....
Tabatha Avila

Tabatha Avila

Tabatha Avila is 42 years old, who has a mild intellectual disability, which impacts her abilities regarding written language. She has had three cases with BVR, all closed successfully. Her first vocational goal was Maid – Housekeeper, then she found her passion for...
Sinai Lopez

Sinai Lopez

Sinai applied for services on February 18, 2020. She was determined eligible for services on April 6, 2020 with a disability of Cerebral Palsy. Sinai wanted and needed to go to work to pay her bills and her rent. She was not eligible for SSI and was determined to find...
Alem A.

Alem A.

Alem is originally from Ethiopia where he attended high school and pursued his studies in nursing. In December 2004, only three months before completing nursing school, he suffered a stroke resulting in the paralysis of his right side. His disability limited his...
Burnetta Schlechter

Burnetta Schlechter

Ms. Burnetta Schlechter applied for vocational rehabilitation services in 2017.  She initially expressed an interest in working as a licensed operator of a cafeteria in our BEN program.  Ms. Schlechter is legally blind and met all the requirements to be...
Jonathan Scott

Jonathan Scott

Jonathan Scott began Vocational Rehabilitation services in May 2020. When he first started services Jonathan stated he has been searching for job/career that would be a good fit with his disability and be a livable wage. Jonathan’s disability is Asperger’s and he...