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Workforce GPS/ION Peer Reviewed

Workforce GPS/ION | Published 7/10/2017 | Workforce GPS/ION

The Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) is a community of practitioners, program staff, partners, planners, industry leaders and stakeholders that strive for system improvement, capacity building and excellence in the public workforce system. The ION is a national, regional, state and local alliance that makes available the technical assistance, information sharing, and training needed to implement the vision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that was signed into law in 2014.
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Grit, Faith and Vocational Rehabilitation the Pam Cobbler Story RSA Information

RIck Sizemore and Anne Hudlow of Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center | Published 6/22/2017 | Vocational Rehabiliation Workforce Studio Podcast produced and published by the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center Foundation

This podcast from the Vocational Rehabilitation Workforce Studio is an interview with Dr. Pam Cobbler who rebuilt her life following a near death motorcycle accident. She describes the rehabilitation process and how she was able to return to work and go on to win the Miss Wheelchair Virginia title in addition to her success in business and education.
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CSAVR 2017 Investing in America

Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) | Published 6/13/2017 | Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)

This brief highlights examples of the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) success stories, business partnerships, and VR agency highlights in 2017
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CSAVR Conference Presentations

Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) | Published 6/13/2017 | Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)

This is the link to the conference presentations for the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR). Links to transcripts materials and presentation are posted from the most recent conferences to Fall 2013.
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Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) for Workforce Development Professionals

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials | Published 6/13/2017 | National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

Accessible educational materials include both print-based and digital learning materials and technologies that are designed or enhanced in a way that makes them usable across the widest range of learner variability regardless of format (e.g., print, digital, graphic, audio, or video). In this Quick Start you will find answers to questions that often arise for workforce development professionals about AEM as well as links to additional AEM Center resources.
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Vocational Rehabilitation Workforce Studio Podcast

Rick Sizemore, Director of WWRC | Published 5/22/2017 | WWRC Foundation, Anne Hudlow

The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Workforce Studio is a disability employment podcast produced at the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC), a Division of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The focus is on the success stories of individuals with disabilities and their courageous journeys through vocational rehabilitation and how they overcome the obstacles to independence and employment. The podcast is hosted by WWRC Director, Rick Sizemore, along with Co-Host, Anne Hudlow, who is the Executive Director of the WWRC Foundation. The Foundation distributes these podcasts through iTunes and from the VR Workforce Studio website at http://vrworkforcestudio.com.
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Frequently Asked Questions: “Changes to the Supported Employment Program in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 RSA Information

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) | Published 5/10/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document highlights substantial changes in title VI of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by title IV of WIOA, (the Act) and its implementing Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program and Supported Employment program regulations in 34 CFR parts 361 and 363 (see 81 FR 55629 (August 19, 2016) at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/08/19/2016-15980/state-vocational-rehabilitation-services-program-state-supported-employment-services-program). The information in these FAQs provides general guidance and technical assistance to VR agencies and community rehabilitation programs so that they may assist individuals with the significant disabilities to achieve high-quality supported employment.
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The Summit Group: Performance Management in Vocational Rehabilitation

The Summit Group | Published 5/2/2017 | The Summit Group

The Summit Group is a community of practice to the professional development of vocational rehabilitation program evaluators and to the improvement of performance management within state vocational rehabilitation agencies.
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Supporting Information for the RSA-911 Data RSA Information

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) | Published 4/26/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

Information on this page supports the data required for the RSA-911 file. This information is designed to be used by state Vocational Rehabilitation agencies who are responsible for collecting the data. For any given fiscal year, the RSA-911 data contains a record of demographic and programmatic data for each person who exited the Vocational Rehabilitation program in that fiscal year.
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Kentucky Career Pathways Website

Helga Gilbert | Published 4/14/2017 | Helga Gilbert

This website was developed to reflect the Kentucky Career Pathways Project activites and resources
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American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC) RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

Northern Arizona University, Institute for Human Development | Published 4/3/2017 | Northern Arizona University, Institute for Human Development

AIVRTTAC provides intensive, targeted, and universal training and technical assistance (TA) to the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) programs.
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E3TC Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities (VRTAC-TC) (Project E3) RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Southern University | Published 4/3/2017 | Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Southern University

The purpose of Project E3 is to provide technical assistance (TA) to State VR agencies and their partners to address barriers to VR participation and competitive integrated employment of historically underrepresented groups of individuals with disabilities.
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Vocational Rehabilitation and Community College Customized Training Partnerships: Practices and Challenges RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

Katie Allen, Neil McNeil, and Kartik Trivedi | Published 4/1/2017 | JD-VRTAC

This ReviewVR brief highlights practices from 5 VR agencies and their community college partners.
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Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR) Institute RSA Funded - Full or Partial

Northwest Indian College | Published 3/31/2017 | Northwest Indian College

The Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR) Institute offers tribal vocational rehabilitation courses for vocational rehabilitation professionals to gain specific American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS )training and to earn a stand-alone credential in tribal vocational rehabilitation.
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Project CLIMB: Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds Interpreter Material RSA Funded - Full or Partial

University of Northern Colorado | Published 3/31/2017 | University of Northern Colorado

Project CLIMB focuses on the delivery of educational opportunities for minority group interpreters, within communities of practice created by a critical mass of interpreters who share similar backgrounds.
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Center for Atypical Language Interpreting (CALI) Interpreter Material RSA Funded - Full or Partial

Northeastern University | Published 3/31/2017 | Northeastern University

Northeastern University’s American Sign Language Program was awarded a U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration grant for $2 million to establish the Center for Atypical Language Interpreting (CALI). The project will address the growing demand for interpreters with specialized skills to serve Deaf and DeafBlind persons with atypical language.
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E3: Explore, Engage and Employ: Georgia Career Pathways to Work. RSA Funded - Full or Partial

Lauri Tuten | Published 3/30/2017 | GVRA

This information includes the E3 website and outreach materials for E3: Explore, Engage and Employ: Georgia Career Pathways to Work to customize the landscape of career pathways for young Georgians with disabilities. The project purpose is to • Collaborate with Georgia Department of Education, the Technical College System of Georgia, families, community providers and participating E3 school districts • Recruit local employers for work based learning opportunities, internships and apprenticeships and create alternative pathways for youth who are out of school • Educate and support families in the employment process • Utilize social media strategies to connect youth to career interests, soft skills training and resources on the ADA
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Pathway to Employment Video Series Interpreter Material RSA Funded - Full or Partial

Nebraska VR | Published 3/23/2017 | Nebraska VR

The Pathway to Employment Video Series is designed to de-mystify the many services provided to clients and businesses while highlighting the innovation that is the culture of Nebraska VR. While certainly each story is either one of progress towards an employment goal or a client's employment goal success, they are also stories about the important role played by staff members, businesses, ATP, Easter Seals, Project SEARCH, and others. Currently, we have eight videos in the series. We are in the editing phase of adding two more with the last one yet to film. See http://vr.nebraska.gov/videos/ or go to the YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvw2t6KttVj9WNQvMYNSW2JxgzC_cbbqQ
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RSA: Period of Performance for Formula Grant Awards FAQs RSA Information

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) | Published 3/22/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) has issued a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document related to the period of performance for formula grant awards. The FAQ document provides details regarding the process for updating Grant Award Notifications to include a carryover period and explains the relationship between requirements for the period of performance and formula awards.
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Section 508: Building a Business Case for Accessibility in Your Organization RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

New Editions Consulting, Inc. | Published 3/16/2017 | National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM)

This program features Kristen Smith-O'Connor, Senior Accessibility Technician presenting on how to build a business case for accessibility within an organization.
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Administering ED Grants: Tools & Resources in Practice RSA Information

David Downey, Office of the Deputy Secretary Risk Management Service | Published 3/15/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

This technical assistance program provides participants an interactive opportunity to better understand grantee responsibilities for ensuring fiscal responsibility and project success.
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Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities RSA Information

Rehabilitation Services Administration technical assistance program | Published 3/10/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

This Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) technical assistance webinar provides an overview of the Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities, published January 2017.
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Section 508 – Business Case for Accessibility RSA Funded - Full or Partial

RSA Staff | Published 3/3/2017 | New Editions Consulting, Inc.

This features basics on the business case for accessibility.
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Screenreader Simulation RSA Funded - Full or Partial

RSA Staff | Published 2/26/2017 | National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials

This NCRTM videocast reviews two scenarios that demonstrate using a screenreader with both accessible and inaccessible content. The goal is to help the audience understand how crucial document remediation is.
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Section 508 Frustrations & Fixes: Universal Design for Learning = Access for All RSA Funded - Full or Partial

Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D. | Published 2/23/2017 | Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

This webinar features Sheryl Burgtsahler, Ph.D., University of Washington Seattle, presenting her webinar-Universal Design = Access for All.
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