Monthly Archives: July 2015

Busy Final Week at TVI!

It is hard to believe that TVI 2015 is drawing to a close.  The time went so quickly!  During the final week the students have been quite busy going to work and participating in a variety of other activities, including … Continue reading

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David DeNotaris Stops by TVI

Saturday July 25th, the Executive Director of Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), David DeNotaris stopped by to give TVI students some words of wisdom. As always, Mr. DeNotaris inspires and encourages students to “be the best that they can … Continue reading

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TVI Students are off to work!

We are now in our third and final week of the TVI program.  The time sure has gone fast! This week all the students are working at their assigned jobs on and off campus, spending four hours a day in … Continue reading

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Touring South Philly’s Italian Market

On Sunday, July 26th, the TVI students toured South Philly’s famous Italian market.  Originally formed as a marketplace for the city’s Italian immigrants, the market has changed over the years to include strong influences from the neighborhood’s Mexican and Vietnamese … Continue reading

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An evening at the Philly Rock Gym

The students in the TVI program demonstrated teamwork, bravery, athleticism, grit and determination at the Philly Rock Gym in East Falls, Philadelphia. The staff at the Rock Gym lead the students in the team building activity and then every student … Continue reading

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TVI Mock Interviews

One of the highlights of the TVI program is when the students participate in mock interviews.  On Thursday evening, July 23rd, the students went over to Overbrook’s work experience area to interview for one or two different entry level jobs. … Continue reading

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Work Site Visit to Giant

Our Trip to Giant Today, we went to Giant and we met the manager. His name was George and he was very nice. He offered us some orange juice and a variety of different donuts. He was explaining to us … Continue reading

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TVI Students Tour the Please Touch Museum

TVI students Aaron, DJ and James toured the Please Touch Museum in Fairmont Park on Monday.  They learned more about the museum and the work people do there and also got to check out the exhibits.  The highlight was riding … Continue reading

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Blind Darts with Dr. Andre Watson

Today, Sunday, July the 19th, Dr. Watson returned to TVI to demonstrate how to play blind darts. Blind darts is almost like regular darts only the board is accessible for the blind. It talks, keeps score and makes other sound … Continue reading

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TVI Goes Tandem Cycling!

On Saturday, July 18th we went tandem cycling in Fairmont Park. Tandem cycling is two or more people on one bike. There are many different ways of pedaling. You can either use your hands or feet. We also sat down … Continue reading

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