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Teamwork Helps Nathan Fulfill Dream

NathanLeigh Spohler (left), Support Services Coordinator at the Madison County Board of DD (Matco), and Nathan Rouse, Customer Service Associate at the Georgesville Square Lowe’s, Columbus, pause for a snapshot in the Garden Center. Nathan came to Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) from a workshop at Matco to begin working toward community employment. He met with a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor to develop job goals. Nathan wanted to work in landscaping, and decided to connect with the Columbus Speech and Hearing Center to complete a community-based work assessment. After working one-on-one with a Job Developer there, all of the support team members worked together to help Nathan move forward. After months of job searching, Nathan landed his dream job in the Garden Center at Lowe’s. Way to go, Nathan! (Photo Courtesy, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities)