This page location is:
Skip to Content
OVERVIEW OF SERVICES AND PROGRAMS
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION FOR THE BLIND
OFFICE OF SPECIAL DISABILITY PROGRAMS
DISABILITY DETERMINATION SERVICES
Office of Business Development
CALENDAR OF EVENT AND MEETINGS
Statistics & Information
POLICIES, PLANS, AND PUBLIC RECORDS
MDRS Promotes Disability Awareness and Services for Mississippians with Disabilities
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS) and partners will sponsor a Disability Awareness Fair at the Jackson Medical Mall Friday, October 9, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
In honor of White Can Safety Awareness Day, the Fair will provide information on disability programs and services, demonstrations, and access to the various community partners and resources available to Mississippians with disabilities.
The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles wheelchair basketball team will be exhibiting their skills and talents and answering questions about wheelchair basketball.
MDRS Executive Director Chris Howard will be speaking to participants about the services provided by MDRS.
MDRS is a state agency that provides resources to help Mississippians with disabilities find new careers, live more independently, overcome obstacles, and face new challenges. In 2014, over 100,000 individuals received services through the many programs of MDRS.
Partners and participants for the event include USM Institute for Disability Studies, Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities, LIFE of Mississippi, The Arc of Mississippi, Mississippi Paralysis Association, Mississippi School for the Blind, the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Mississippi Federation of the Blind, Mississippi Industries for the Blind, Disability Rights Mississippi, Mississippi Library Commission, Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities, and the City of Jackson. These agencies will be on site to provide information regarding services available to Mississippians with disabilities.
For more information contact Dorothy Young at
MDRS Needs Businesses And Clients
Former MDRS Client Loves Job at Quitman Store
Sandidge shines at rehab in Madison
National Disability Mentoring Day Event a Success
MDRS Client Advances as MSU Engineering Student
These under-appreciated accounts similar to 529 plans can be useful tax-smart savings tools
MDRS Client Inspires on the Job
2020 Summer Enrichment Academy Goes Virtual
USM summer program gets students with disabilities job ready
Forrest General graduates the Project SEARCH charter class
1 - 10
View All News