ERIC Number: ED351819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report to the President and to the Congress on Federal Activities Related to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as Amended. Fiscal Year 1991.
Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
This annual report (fiscal year 1991) summarizes information on mandated federal activities of the Rehabilitation Services Administration and related agencies under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The report is organized following the titles and sections of the Act. Under the Act's General Provisions are activities of the Office of the Commissioner, publication of American Rehabilitation Magazine, program evaluation, and operation of the Clearinghouse on Disability Information. Title I programs include the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program, the Client Assistance Program, and the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects. Title II focuses on activities of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Title III addresses rehabilitation training and special projects for providing vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with severe handicaps, for providing supported employment services and technical assistance, for handicapped migratory and seasonal farmworkers, and for special recreation programs. Title IV authorizes the National Council on Disability. Title V addresses the employment of people with disabilities in the Federal Government, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act, nondiscrimination in federally assisted and conducted programs, and the Interagency Coordinating Council. Title VI is about the Projects with Industry program and the Supported Employment Services Program. Finally, Title VII provides funds for: the Comprehensive Services for Independent Living program, the Centers for Independent Living, Independent Living Services for Older Blind Individuals, and Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights. Appendices comprising half the document present data from various reports required in the Act and regulations, including financial tables, caseload statistics, charts describing characteristics of rehabilitated persons, and client assistance program statistics. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973