ERIC Number: ED421813
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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 1995.
Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
This report documents activities and accomplishments of the Rehabilitation Services Administration and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research during fiscal year 1995 as mandated under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. An executive summary briefly describes the programs authorized under the Act and highlights major activities. Following the executive summary, the report is organized according to the Act's titles and sections. Individual sections address the following topics: general provisions (such as the Office of the Commissioner and the Clearinghouse on Disability Information); Title I (e.g., the State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program); Title II (the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research); Title III (rehabilitation training, special projects providing supported employment services to individuals with severe disabilities, and vocational rehabilitation service projects for migratory agricultural workers and seasonal farmworkers with disabilities); Title IV (the National Council on Disability); Title V (employment of people with disabilities in the federal government, architectural and transportation barriers, and electronic and information technology accessibility); Title VI (projects with industry and the State Supported Employment Services Program); Title VII (independent living services and centers); and Title VIII (demonstration activities and rehabilitation training). (DB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Agency Cooperation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Employment, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Independent Living, Public Agencies, Rehabilitation, Research and Development, Research Projects, State Agencies, Supported Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973