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RSA: Other Resources (Aug 07, 2015) New item
Additional online resources from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).
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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) - Home Page (Dec 15, 2014)
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Home Page.
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Disability Discrimination Resources (Nov 12, 2014)
Links to a number of important disability discrimination resources from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
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OSERS: Special Institutions - The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) (Sep 22, 2014)
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) was created by Congress in 1965 to promote the employment of persons who are deaf by providing technical and professional education for the nation's young people who are deaf.
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OSERS: OAS, Executive Administrator (Sep 18, 2014)
The Executive Administrator is the principal assistant to the OSERS Assistant Secretary with responsibility for coordination and direction of program operations of the office, supervision of the five staff offices and oversight of cross-cutting program activities.
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OSERS: About This Site (Sep 18, 2014)
Information about the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Web site on ED.gov.
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OSERS: OAS, Special Institutions (Sep 18, 2014)
The Office of Special Institutions has oversight responsibility for Gallaudet University, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and the American Printing House for the Blind.
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OSERS: OAS, Strategic Plan and Goals (Sep 18, 2014)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Strategic Plan contains the major goals that OSERS believes it must achieve if it is to better meet the needs of children, youth and adults with disabilities. The Strategic Plan is based on input from employees, customers, and partners and represents OSERS continuing commitment to excellence.
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OSERS: Mission Statement (Sep 18, 2014)
Mission Statement of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS).
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OSERS: Grants and Funding (Sep 17, 2014)
Information about grants and funding in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS).
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OSERS: Additional Resources (Sep 17, 2014)
Additional government disability-related resources compiled by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS).
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OSERS: OAS, Office of Policy and Planning (Sep 17, 2014)
The Policy and Planning Staff, administered by a director, is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and overseeing all OSERS activities relating to policy formulation, program and strategic planning, regulations, evaluation, grants and contract scheduling activities, and FOIA requests.
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RSA: Annual Report (Sep 16, 2014)
The RSA Annual Report provides a description of the activities of RSA. RSA is the principal agency for carrying out Titles I, III, VI and VII, as well as specified portions of Title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. RSA is responsible for preparing and submitting this report to the President and Congress under Section 13 of the Act.
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OSERS: Programs and Projects (Sep 16, 2014)
Through its three components, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) guides and supports a comprehensive array of programs and projects that support individuals with disabilities.
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RSA: Assistive Technology Act Annual Reports (Jun 18, 2014)
Both the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 and the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, as amended (AT Act of 2004) require that the Secretary of Education submit to Congress a report on the activities funded under those respective acts.
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NIDRR: People and Offices (Mar 04, 2014)
Description of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research organizational structure.
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RSA: Publications and Products (Feb 11, 2014)
RSA and its partners, through their programs, projects and activities, develop a wide range of publications and other printed material to serve individuals with disabilities, their families and their communities.
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Rehabilitation Services Administration, Program Support Staff (PSS) (Jan 15, 2014)
The Program Support Staff (PSS), housed within the Office of the Commissioner, is responsible for providing support for cross divisional program analysis including data collection and analysis, planning for initiatives, developing coordinated program and S&E budgeting to support cross divisional efforts, providing tracking and coordination/review for compliance with fiscal and program plans, and assisting with RSA priority development and grants management processes.
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Rehabilitation Services Administration, State Monitorng and Program Improvement Division (SMPID) (Jan 15, 2014)
The State Monitorng and Program Improvement Division (SMPID) is responsible for State Plan review and approval, and for monitoring seven RSA formula grant programs to ensure consistency with federal requirements and to ensure that states continue to implement programs designed to improve results for individuals with disabilities, including youth with disabilities.
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RSA: Legislation and Policy (Mar 28, 2013)
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) develops and administers many areas of policy and legislation that directly affect individuals with disabilities and their families.
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts in Spanish (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletic
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletic
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts in Spanish (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletics.
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Dear Colleague letter: Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Athletics (January 25, 2013) Background and Fast Facts (Jan 25, 2013)
(?Guidance?) clarifying the existing obligations of school districts to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletics.
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter (Jan 25, 2013)
The Dear Colleague letter provides an overview of the obligations of public elementary and secondary schools under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504), and the Department?s Section 504 regulations athletic opportunities
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Dear Colleague letter from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth M. Galanter (Jan 25, 2013)
The Dear Colleague letter provides an overview of the obligations of public elementary and secondary schools under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504), and the Department?s Section 504 regulations athletic opportunities.?
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State Maintenance of Financial Support Waivers under IDEA Part B. (Sep 07, 2012)
This page contains the most recent Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) State Maintenance of Financial Support Waivers under IDEA Part B.
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RSA: Publications and Products (Jun 22, 2012)
RSA and its partners, through their programs, projects and activities, develop a wide range of publications and other printed material to serve individuals with disabilities, their families and their communities.
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RSA: Reuse Your AT (Jun 22, 2012)
Over many years, the OSERS has supported research in assistive technology, as well as making assistive technology (AT) more available to people with disabilities. More recently, OSERS has supported a number of activities to encourage and support AT reuse under the Assistive Technology Act.
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Functional Limitations of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Consumers (Jun 22, 2012)
In response to a request from RSA, the Research Triangle Institute conducted a study to examine the feasibility of developing functional status measures for planning and implementing services to consumers in the state-federal Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services Program.
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Longitudinal Study of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program (Jun 22, 2012)
The Longitudinal Study of the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program</a> was initiated in 1992 and is being conducted by Research Triangle Institute International. The study's broad purpose is to assess the performance of the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program in assisting eligible individuals to achieve positive, sustainable economic and non-economic outcomes as a result of their receipt of VR services.
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Institute on Rehabilitation Issues (Jun 22, 2012)
The primary purpose of the IRI is to develop publications for use in training and technical assistance for vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors, consumers, administrators, and other partners in the VR process. IRI publications provide a unique perspective on emerging issues in vocational rehabilitation as both the topics and the content are developed by practitioners.
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Estudiantes con discapacidades preparandose para la educacion: Conozca sus derechos y responsabilidades (Feb 24, 2012)
This pamphlet contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.
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OSEP: RTP, National Initiatives Team (Feb 13, 2012)
The OSEP National Initiatives Team administers discretionary grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts for projects that directly support Federally established priorities and initiatives designed to initiate, expand, and improve current practice or advance the state-of-the-art related to the provision of services for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
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OSEP: Research to Practice Division (Feb 13, 2012)
The OSEP Research to Practice Division provides leadership and oversees the implementation of knowledge development, transfer, and use to improve educational results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
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OSEP: About OSEP (Feb 13, 2012)
Organizational chart for the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
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OSEP: RTP, Early Childhood and Parent Team (Feb 08, 2012)
The OSEP Early Childhood Team administers discretionary grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts for projects that directly support Federally established priorities and initiatives designed to initiate, expand, and improve current practice or advance the state-of-the-art related to the provision of services for infants, toddlers, and pre-school-aged children with disabilities.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali (Jan 19, 2012)
Our nation recently celebrated the 21st anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213. We at the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the United States Department of Education (Department) recognize the progress our country has made toward ensuring that educational opportunities are provided free from disability discrimination.
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Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education (Oct 27, 2011)
This pamphlet contains information for high school students with disabilities who plan to continue their education in postsecondary schools.
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OSEP: Publications and Products (Feb 24, 2011)
OSEP directly and through its partners and grantees, develops a wide range of research-based products, publications and resources to assist states, local district personnel and families improve results for students with disabilities.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe, dated October 17, 2008 (PDF) (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008. (PDF)
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Questions and Answers on Report Cards and Transcripts For Students with Disabilities Attending Public and Elementary and Secondary Schools (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Oct 17, 2008)
This letter provides State education agencies and local education agencies with information regarding disclosure of disability on report cards and transcripts for students with disabilities attending public elementary and secondary schools. Dated October 17, 2008.
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Rehabilitation Services Administration, Training and Service Programs Division (TSPD) (Sep 02, 2008)
TSPD staff carries out the following activities in administering its programs: monitor grants; review and approve AT state plans and state agency licensing agreements; conduct discretionary grant competitions and process grant awards; coordinate arbitrations for the Randolph-Sheppard program; and work with grantees to develop program performance measures, which are used to evaluate and monitor grantees.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Jul 25, 2008)
This letter is from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Americans with Disablilties Act (ADA). This letter discusses the broad impact that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and ADA have had on aspects of education.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Jul 25, 2008)
This letter is from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Americans with Disablilties Act (ADA). This letter discusses the broad impact that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and ADA have had on aspects of education.
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Dear Colleague letter from Stephanie Monroe, Assistant Secretary, Office for Civil Rights (May 22, 2008)
This letter provides information to State educational agencies and local educational agencies with information regarding access to, admission into, and the administration of Advanced Placement and other challenging academic courses, on a nondiscrimnatory basis with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (May 22, 2008)
This letter provides information to State educational agencies and local educational agencies with information regarding access to, admission into, and the administration of Advanced Placement and other challenging academic courses, on a nondiscrimnatory basis with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (PDF)
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (Dec 26, 2007)
This letter provides information about access by students with disabilities to accelerated programs.
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Dear Colleague letter from Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Stephanie Monroe (PDF) (Dec 26, 2007)
This letter provides information about access by students with disabilities to accelerated programs. (PDF)
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