Greater Sarasota

Rising to the Occasion

05/18/2023 | 8m 25s  | Video has closed captioning.

In a virtual reality version of Rise & Nye’s coffee and ice cream shop, employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities are given the opportunity to train in the shop before even stepping foot in the physical location. The partnership cultivates a space for inclusion, acceptance, and opportunities for all.

Aired: 05/18/23

Rating: NR

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Greater Sarasota is a local public television program presented by WEDU.

Produced by WEDU PBS in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, with generous funding from the Muriel O'Neil Fund.