ERIC Number: ED394255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Rehabilitation Services: A Consumer Guide for Postsecondary Students.
Colley, Debra; Gingerich, Jade
This guide assists individuals with disabilities to understand vocational rehabilitation (VR) services available to postsecondary students. Presented in a question-and-answer format, the guide covers the following topics: purpose of vocational rehabilitation, eligibility of postsecondary students, implications of geographical relocation, attendance at out-of-state programs, variations in financial support among states, the appeal process, VR eligibility criteria and postsecondary programs, the application process, locating the local VR office, development of the Individual Written Rehabilitation Plan, medical examination requirements, services provided by the VR program, coordination between the VR program and the high school/college transition program, college services provided by the VR program, payment for VR services, sources of additional financial aid, limitations on VR services for students desiring graduate or second bachelor's degrees, independent living services, and termination of postsecondary rehabilitation services. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Eligibility, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, State Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
HEATH Resource Center, One Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036-1193 (single copy free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.
Note: For earlier edition, see ED 332 404.