ERIC Number: ED373522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Supported Employment: Long Term Funding Supports and Services for People with Severe Disabilities.
RRTC, v3 1993
This newsletter theme issue focuses on accomplishments around the country in finding new and alternative funding sources and support strategies for supported employment programs serving people with disabilities. It looks at the impact of long-term supports, their relationship to a range of supported employment services, and different types of service and funding arrangements. Common elements are identified, stressing the importance of collaboration, flexibility, and new ways of thinking. Individual newsletter sections address: long-term services and supports, including job-specific supports and individual and community supports; Medicaid home and community-based waiver program (Title IX); the Job Training Partnership Act; the Plan for Achieving Self-Support; and the Impairment-Related Work Expense (for establishing eligibility to receive Social Security benefits). (DB)
Descriptors: Eligibility, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Recordkeeping, Severe Disabilities, Supported Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation
Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, 1314 West Main St., VCU Box 2011, Richmond, VA 23284-2011.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Job Training Partnership Act 1982; Social Security