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Taking Advantage of "Living Opportunities"

Living Opportunities

We've traveled a long way from the time when people with developmental and intellectual disabilities spent their lives in "training schools" or other facilities away from the general population. 

Medford-basedLiving Opportunitiesis one of the organizations that participated in the shift. 

The non-profit works with clients to live, work and play as independently as possible, and is in the process of training similar organizations for the same work. 

Longtime CEO Roger Hassenpflug joins us to lay out the mission and the accomplishments.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.