RSA Provides VR Program Guidance on Maximizing Services and the Use of Funds

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Through maximizing all available resources, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies are uniquely positioned to provide the necessary services and appropriate supports to help people with disabilities achieve quality employment and career advancement consistent with their strengths, abilities, and interests.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) recently issued TAC 23-3 to provide guidance on how VR agencies and other stakeholders can maximize the use of funds to provide a full continuum of services that will strengthen quality employment outcomes leading to lasting careers and economic success for people with disabilities. TAC 23-3 discusses potential strategies to achieve this, including:

  • Participant engagement
  • Informed choice
  • Investment in postsecondary training
  • Access to assistive technology and critical support services
  • Work-based learning experiences and apprenticeships
  • Meaningful partnerships within the workforce development system

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