Success Stories

Nevadans with disabilities achieving their dreams

Success Stories

Michelle Lacayanga

Michelle Lacayanga

Michelle Lacayanga came to BVR on January 31, 2018, in need of services to become a Pastry Chef. Michelle’s dream was to go to school and learn the bakery trade, but she needed the help of BVR, so her IPE was written for a full-time Pastry Chef....

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Mrs. W-H

Mrs. W-H

The independent living older blind-program provides rehabilitation services to enable individuals who are blind or visually impaired age 55 and above to have more self-reliance in their homes and community. In 2021, Mrs. W-H a 67-year-old female...

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Sean Barnhill

Sean Barnhill

Sean Barnhill is a success story through the support of the 700 hour program. Sean applied for vocational rehabilitation services 2/2021 and was interested in finding stable employment that would minimize his physical barriers and provide the...

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Tanya Castillo Flores

Tanya Castillo Flores

One of Caseload # 138’s Shining Star Success Clients is Ms Tanya Castillo Flores. She applied for DETR services on 04/05/2016 and her initial Intake Interview was 4/6/16. She was deemed “Eligible” for DETR Services on 4/28/2016 with a...

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Robert Sandoz

Robert Sandoz

Robert Sandoz graduated from Elko High School in 2019. Robert has a very supportive and loving mother and father who are very strong advocates for developing Robert’s independence. Robert’s disability is a Mobility Orthopedic/Neurological...

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Brandon Golonka

Brandon Golonka

Brandon Golonka applied for services in 2016 as a 17 year old student of Reed High School, and joined the collaborative program between Vocational Rehabilitation and Washoe County School District known as VOICE. Unfortunately, Brandon’s time in the...

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employment is essential for everyone

"Everyone wants to be independent to live the life that they want," says Mechelle Merrill, VR Nevada Deputy Administrator. Our role at VR Nevada is to help people get jobs that meet their aptitude, interests, and that...

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Dante Latchman

Meet Dante, a previous client and now an employee here at VR Nevada! Hear his story and how he was able to transition from school to employment with the help of VR Nevada.

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