VR Practices - Related Resources

The Rehabilitation Research & Training Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Vocational Rehabilitation

(RRTC-EBP VR) is designed to generate knowledge and evidenced based vocational rehabilitation practices that improve employment rates, and quality of employment for persons with disabilities.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (VR-RRTC) on Demand-Side Strategies

The Vocational Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (VR-RRTC) on Demand-Side Strategies is a national center for improving vocational rehabilitation (VR) responsiveness to employer needs. The Institute for Community Inclusion, along with its partners the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation Services, the Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and the New England Council, will conduct a series of activities to learn how state VR agencies can meet employer needs in changing economic environments.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Technical Assistance Center

The WINTAC will provide training and technical assistance (TA) to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRAs) and related agencies and rehabilitation professionals and service providers to help them develop the skills and processes needed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition

NTACT’s purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment.

Vocational Rehabilitation Youth Technical Assistance Center

The VR Y-TAC, through a cooperative agreement with RSA, will provide state vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs and related rehabilitation professionals with technical assistance and training to help more effectively serve youth with disabilities. Specifically, the VR Y-TAC can assist your agency in serving all youth, including students with disabilities who are not receiving comprehensive special education services, such as students with 504 plans and other “potentially eligible” young people; youth connected to other systems, such as youth in or again out of foster care and court-involved, homeless, and runaway youth; and other disconnected, hard-to-serve, and at-risk youth populations.