ERIC Number: ED418536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Oct-1
Reference Count: N/A
State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment Services for Federal Fiscal Years 1998, 1999 and 2000.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.
This report outlines New York state's plan for vocational rehabilitation and supported employment services for federal fiscal years 1998-2000. Part 1 provides affirmative statements assuring that programs will be administered consistent with federal laws and regulations. Changes resulting from the federal regulations implementing the 1992 Rehabilitation Act amendments are included. Part 2 of the plan consists of attachments that describe the New York State Education Department Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities' (VESID) plans, policies, and activities, including: (1) public comments on the state plan and the state's response; (2) views on state policies and administration; (3) transition to vocational rehabilitation services by students with disabilities; (4) personnel development; (5) policy, state plan and strategic plan changes; (6) due process procedures; (7) rehabilitation technology services; (8) personal assistance services; (9) consumer choice; (10) utilization of community rehabilitation programs; (11) explanation to support the decision not to establish an order of selection; (12) services subject to financial need; (13) statewide needs assessment of needs of individuals with severe disabilities; (14) quality, scope, and extent of supported employment services; (15) goals and plans for supported employment funds; (16) evidence of collaboration regarding supported employment services and extended services; and (17) outreach procedures for serving individuals with severe disabilities who are minorities. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Due Process, Empowerment, Federal Regulation, Secondary Education, Self Management, Severe Disabilities, State Agencies, State Programs, Supported Employment, Transitional Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
New York State Education Department, Publications Sales Desk, Room 309, Education Building, Albany, NY 12234.
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
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973; Rehabilitation Act Amendments 1992