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All In This Together

Well, I don’t know about you but making decisions in this COVID era can be exhausting because you don’t know what is going to happen next. One of the things I just wanted to share that I’ve done, whether it’s helped or not, it feels like it’s helped so maybe it has…I try to identify […]

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Alderman Antwan Taylor

Antwan Taylor, now Alderman Antwan Taylor, knows how to make a difference in his community despite any and all challenges that he may face. Antwan has had the opportunity to serve on several statewide committees that provide individuals with significant disabilities the opportunity to seek productive employment. As a result of Antwan’s work and community […]

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Art of Eden Online Gallery

Star Center was a recipient of a Jackson Arts Council 2019-2020 Grant for the project “Art of Eden,” which provided art therapy services with art therapist, Sarah Hamil, to the girls at Eden of YouthTown. The art will be showcased on a Facebook Livestream June 30th and will stay on display at the Greyhound Bus […]

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How to Have College Success with ADHD

Is college success possible for you or your child with ADHD? The answer is a resounding, “Yes.” Recently, our President, Dave Bratcher, was asked to contribute to an article featured on EduMed.com. You can read the full story here. As COVID-19 continues to make the future of college classes uncertain, there are many things you […]

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Vocational Rehabilitation Turns 100

History Have you ever known someone who turned 100 years old? 0.0173% of the population will reach this milestone. Vocational Rehabilitation turns 100, meaning they have been positively impacting those with disabilities for 100 years. As you know, an organization can’t impact anyone. This means there is a requirement for humans to be involved with […]

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STAR Mom of the Year Award

As we are all remaining safer at home, this is adding stress to many families. There is a way you can shine a light for good. The STAR Center invites you to recognize an unsung hero in the community and nominate a STAR Mom of the Year. Any woman who lives in West Tennessee and […]

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At Home Arts

The STAR Center has begun a new series called At Home Arts with Katlin and Rebekah. We understand with COVID-19, many are looking for ways to keep their children/students entertained while using every day resources. Two of the music therapists, Katlin Ross and Rebekah Tarplin, are bringing you easy and educational ways to incorporate arts […]

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Project SEARCH Awards

The Project SEARCH Staff added something new this year by giving awards out each Intern Rotation at West Tennessee Healthcare. They gave the several awards during the second rotation of Project SEARCH to ensure the students understood their importance. The Most Supportive Department award goes to The Laundry Department. The Most Valuable Mentor award goes to Dakota from Patient Transport. […]

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COVID-19 Front line workers – Thank You

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm. It is something that is affecting every one of us daily. There are conversations about what to do, when to do it, and how we should go about it. The problem with all these questions is the absence of clear answers. While pandemics are not new, […]

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