CSAVR RESOURCE PAGE

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of Supported Employment for persons with serious mental illness:

Below is a link to an updated IPS Works PowerPoint regarding evidence-based research on the effectiveness of IPS services. 25 states have VR and Mental Health (MH) staff participating in the IPS Learning Community.  New Hampshire was the latest to join.

CSAVR and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) are assisting the IPS and Westat staff in promoting collaboration between state VR and MH staff in developing IPS services. 

If you wish to learn more, please contact Ron Vessell at rwvessell@gmail.com or (573)-291-6255

CSAVR Disability Innovation Grant Fund Webinar January 26, 2021

CSAVR IN FOCUS image on tablet
investing 2019 logo new publication
preliminary indicators of state vr agency capacity
 
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LINKS

 

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Home Page http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

 

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Technical Assistance Program http://www.adata.org

 

Ability Resources http://ability-resources.org

 

ABLE Tech  http://okabletech.okstate.edu

Affordable Colleges Online resources for students with disabilities http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/

Allies for Independence  alliesforindpenence.org

 

American Association of People with Disabilities http://www.aapd-dc.org/

 

American Council for the Blind http://www.acb.org/

 

American Foundation for the Blind: http://www.afb.org

 

American Printing House for the Blind  http://www.aph.org

 

America’s Service Locator www.servicelocator.org

 

Blindness-Related Resources http://www.hicom.net/~oedipus/blind.html

 

Campaign for Disability Employment

CareerOneStop Coach www.onestopcoach.org

 

Careers in Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.rehabjobs.org

 

Census Bureau – Disability Statistics http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/disability.html

 

Cornell University www.cornell.edu/

 

Congress: www.congress.org

DRS Milestone Payment System http://www.onenet.net/~home/milestone

 

DeafNation http://www.deafnation.com

 

Deaf Resource Library http://www.deaflibrary.org

 

DeafWorldWeb http://www.deafworlducb.org

 

Department of Labor www.dol.gov/odep

 

Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion ( EARN)

Employee Benefits Security Administration Financial Toolkit (updated 2021 for Covid-19)

 

Engaging Employers: A Guide for Disability and Workforce Development Service Providers 

 

Gallaudet University http://www.gallaudet.edu 

 

George Washington University

http://gsehd.gwu.edu/programs/masters-rehabilitation-counseling 

 

Institute on Rehabilitation Issues (IRI) http://www.iriforum.org/

 

J. D. McCarty Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities http://www.oklaosf.state.ok.us/osfdocs/budget/bb96-666.html

 

Job Accommodation Network http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu

 

Legislative Tip Sheet Legislative Tip Sheet

 

Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: http://lcweb.loc.gov/nls/

 

MegaSkills (fifth edition) and MegaSkills for Babies, Toddlers and Beyond Megaskills

Master’s in Mental Health Counseling Programs Online of 2019 - https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/online-counseling-degrees/online-masters-in-mental-health-counseling/

 

MoneyGeek, Guide to Scholarships & Grants for Students with Disabilities http://www.moneygeek.com/education/scholarship-search/

 

National Association of State Workforce Agencies  http://www.naswa.org

 

National Braille Press http://www.nbp.org

 

National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials https://ncrtm.ed.gov

 

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth http://www.ncwd-youth.info

 

National Business Partnerships www.nbpjobs.org

 

National Council on Disabilities http://www.ncd.gov

 

National Federation of the Blind: http://www.nfb.org

 

National Governors Association www.nga.org

 

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/NIDRR/

 

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) http://www.nichcy.org/

 

National Rehabilitation Leadership Institute http://interwork.sdsu.edu/nrli/index.html

 

National Parent Network on Disabilities http://www.npnd.org

 

National Organization on Disabilities http://www.nod.org

 

National Technical Assistance Consortium for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind http://www.tr.wou.edu/ntac

 

National Technical Institute for the Deaf http://www.rit.edu/NTID/

 

Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government http://www.rockinst.org/

 

OASIS http://oasis.ouhsc.edu

 

Office of Disability Employment Policy http://www.dol.gov/dol/odep

 

Office of Handicapped Concerns http://www.state.ok.us/~ohc

OFCCP - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/section-503

 

PEQATAC – The Technical Assistance Center for Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA) assists State VR agencies in building capacity through professional education and training of VR evaluators.  https://peqatac.org/

Psychology Education Guides -
https://www.psychologydegrees.org/
- https://www.counselingdegreesonline.org/

 

Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/RSA/RehabAct.html 

 

The National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision www.blind.msstate.edu/research

 

Rehabilitation Services Administration https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/rsa/index.html 

 

RSA Orientation & Technical Assistance Guide for State VR Directors

RSA TACs RSA Technical Assistance Centers and Demonstration Projects

 

Social Security Online http://www.ssa.gov

 

SoonerStart (Early Intervention) http://www.sde.state.ok.us/pro/ei.html

 

The Playlists: Disability Resources for WIOA Practitioners Workforce GPS Disability and Employment Community of Practice
https://disability.workforcegps.org/resources/2017/02/15/22/14/The_Playlists_Disability_Resources_for_WIOA_Practitioners

 

Ticket to Work www.yourtickettowork.com

 

U. S. Access Board www.access-board.gov

 

U.S. Department of Justice http://www.usdoj.gov

 

U.S Chamber www.uschamber.com/cwp

 

U.S. House of Representatives www.house.gov

 

U.S. Senate www.senate.gov

 

U.S.A. Workforce www.usworkforce.org

 

Web Accessibility Initiative http://www.w3.org/WAI 

 

Welfare Information Network www.welfareinfo.org

 

White House www.whitehouse.gov

 

Wintac http://www.wintac.org/