Krystopher MyersGreen River

Krystopher went to DVR with a dx of Cerebral Palsy and other cognitive disabilities. He has been working with a job coach from Able Hands since he started with DVR. His main goal is to be employed with any type of position with automotive repair.

Krys has been working with Yeager's Auto Body for the past three months on a work experience. ... he quickly gained confidence and began to learn the skills needed to becoming employable.He has limited use of his arms and hands He has been working very hard at scuffing vehicles that come to Yeager's Auto Body Shop after accidents and he has been assisting them with repairs.

Krys may have started out needing numerous redirections from his job coach but with some assistance from the employees at Yeager's Auto Body, he quickly gained confidence and began to learn the skills needed to becoming employable. Krys was able to learn how to come to work on time, how to be respectful, how to be professional, and how to take responsibility for himself and take pride in his work even though he is unable to use his left arm and hand.

DVR is assisting Krys with some additional training with Yeager's Auto Body. They will be offering him a permanent position at the Auto Body Shop Krys reports that this is his favorite type of employment. DVR is still working with Able Hands in order to further assist Krys on his journey to successful employment.