ERIC Number: ED350752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. 1991 Annual Report.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.
This annual report provides an overview of activities that New York's Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) undertook from October 1, 1990, to September 30, 1991, to promote the employment and independence of individuals with disabilities in New York State. Following introductory messages by three commissioners, the background and mission of the VESID and its philosophy of services are explained. Management principles and program priorities are outlined. Accomplishments of the VESID are then described, focusing on: improving access to VESID services, the State Interagency Council for Vocational Rehabilitation and Related Services, interagency coordination, enhancing independent living, intra-agency coordination, linking vocational and educational services, improving program and fiscal administration, business and industry outreach, training, social security programs, rehabilitation management services, outreach projects, public awareness activities, technology, and delivery of services through district offices. Charts are provided to provide a profile of people who received VESID services and the outcomes of such services. Appendices outline the VESID's organizational structure and list district offices, advisory council members, and independent living centers. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Disabilities, Employment Programs, Independent Living, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, State Agencies, State Programs, Training, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.
Identifiers - Location: New York