Success Stories

Nevadans with disabilities achieving their dreams

Success Stories

Devin Belcher

Devin Belcher

Devin Belcher applied for services from the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) in May 2021. Devin was a graduate from Canyon Springs High School.  Through counseling and guidance, Devin was encouraged to participate in a soft skills...

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Christianna Faith

Christianna Faith

Christianna Faith, or simply “Faith” as she prefers to be called, was a senior at Douglas High School when she learned about Vocational Rehabilitation services through VR outreach programs offered at her high school.  Upon hearing about the...

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Eugenio Chavez

Eugenio Chavez

Eugenio Chavez is a young individual who has been gradually losing his vision due to Early Onset Retinal Degeneration. When he first came to the Bureau of Services to the Blind (BSB) on 04/05/2018, his vision was Vacc 20/80+1 OD, 20/50+1 OS; in...

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Cynthia Hoff

Cynthia Hoff

Cynthia Hoff, who goes by Cyndee, has experienced recent vision loss causing her to step away from her successful career in public service.  Without the knowledge of available assistive technology, she recalls that as soon as her vision began...

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Joslyn Christman

When Joslyn joined Vocational Rehab in 2019, she was seeking a resource to help her pursue further education while transitioning to a new career. The agency recognized her potential and supported her throughout the...

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Adolpho Rivera

Adolpho Rivera was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico and raised in Las Vegas. He came to BVR on April 2, 2004, looking for services that could help him find employment. He was referred to BVR by his therapist who told him...

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Biggest Little Café

Biggest Little Café

We are so proud to have Eugenio as part of our VR Nevada family! Read all about how Eugenio opened the Biggest Little Cafe with the help of VR Nevada services and the Business Enterprises of Nevada (BEN) program. Eugenio says, "This is just a big...

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Chris Jarvis

Chris Jarvis

Chris began his career as a Special Education paraprofessional while still in college.   It was in this role that he was introduced to the field of Assistive Technology. After completing his degree in history, along with over 30 credit...

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