ERIC Number: ED328026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report of the Rehabilitation Services Administration to the President and to the Congress on Federal Activities Related to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended. Fiscal Year 1989.
Thayer, Donald, Ed.
This report describes fiscal year 1989 activities of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and other federal agencies in meeting the legislative mandates of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The first section of the report covers general provisions relating to the Office of the Commissioner, "American Rehabilitation" (RSA's quarterly magazine, the RSA task forces, the information clearinghouse and the evaluating procedures mandated under the Act. Ensuing sections cover: the Vocational Rehabilitation Services program; Client Assistance Program; American Indian Rehabilitation Services Projects; National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research; rehabilitation training; the National Council on Disability; employment of handicapped individuals; architectural and transportation barriers; nondiscrimination under Federal grants and programs; the Interagency Coordinating Council; projects with industry; supported employment services; and independent living services. Appendices include a glossary of terms and data relating to federal and state expenditures, historical national trends and current activity by state agencies, characteristics of persons rehabilitated, post-employment services, ineligibility determinations, the client assistance program, client and applicant appeals, independent living services, and services to and outcomes for persons with severe disabilities and persons with non-severe disabilities. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Agency Cooperation, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Services, Equal Protection, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Independent Living, Program Implementation, Rehabilitation Programs, Research Projects, Supported Employment, Training, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973