vocational rehabilitation


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vo·ca·tion·al re·ha·bil·i·ta·tion

(vō-kā'shŭn-ăl rē'hă-bil'i-tā'shŭn)
Programs conducted by state vocational rehabilitation agencies operating under the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Services are intended to help people with disabilities to acquire, reacquire, and maintain employment.
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Utilize the Institute on Rehabilitation Issues (IRI) and other effective approaches as vehicles for the continuous refinement and enhancement of improved employment outcomes through the state-federal vocational rehabilitation program.
Those challenges and problems related to vocational rehabilitation were discussed in this paper.
In 1992, amendments to the Rehabilitation Act called for the state-federal vocational rehabilitation system to give emphasis to individuals with the most severe disabilities, that is, disabilities that significantly limit one or more life functions.
People with schizophrenia often do poorly in traditional vocational rehabilitation approaches requiring participants to look for jobs on their own.
the State shall provide vocational rehabilitation services to handicapped American Indians residing in the State to the same extent as the State provides such services to other significant segments of the population of individuals with handicaps residing in the State."
To be enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment program, veterans must have received an honorable or medical discharge and must have a service-connected disability of a 10 percent rating or higher.
I work for a vocational rehabilitation service provider that holds a large stake in the vocational rehabilitation field in this country.
This partnership, formed at the national level by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) and the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) continues today.
Goniea served as one of Schrieber's volunteer drivers while in college and was supervised in a VA vocational rehabilitation work study program by Schrieber.
While VA has taken steps to expedite services to seriously injured servicemembers, VA does not have systematic data from DOD on seriously injured servicemembers who may need VA vocational rehabilitation and other benefits.
We feel strongly that vocational rehabilitation has the potential to contribute to helping us and others deliver these goals."
Consumer organizations, whose membership and officers are comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities, are an invaluable resource for State vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies.

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