KMBC 9: Children's Mercy "Project RISE" employing those with disabilities
By Rob Hughes
"When I was in school people would make fun of me because I was autistic."
Ronnie Warner has autism but works at Children's Mercy Hospital. She is part of Project Rise, Reaching for Independence and Successful Employment, a program that provides training and employment to people living with disabilities.
Project Rise Manager Angie Bright says, "people have just surprised me again and again if we just give them a chance. There is some really valuable work that can be done."
"I want to work here for the rest of my life," Ronnie said.
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Learn more about Project Rise at Children's Mercy