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Viewpoint Article “Sylvia Lee Builds the Way for Employment Opportunities for People with Significant Disabilities” Fall/Winter 2007

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The following article was posted in Viewpoint’s Fall/Winter 2007 Newsletter about a client at Vagthol’s! It was an inspirational story we would like to share again.


In April 2005, just two years shy of celebrating her 60th birthday, Sylvia Lee moved out of Fairview Developmental Center, her residence of 45 years, into the Koch-Vagthol’s Metabolic Residential Center in Burbank.

Lee was born with PKU (Phenylketonuria), a rare, inherited metabolic disease that results in mental retardation and other neurological problems when treatment is ...

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