RSA — Sub-Regulatory Guidance
Other Documentation Supporting RSA Programs

Support Documents

This page will direct you to other miscellaneous documents which support RSA programs, such as standard attachments to a Grant Award Notification (GAN).

 RSA-1 — Carry-over requirements for formula programs (09/2015) (PDF, 42KB)

 RSA-2 — Program income for formula programs (09/2016) (PDF, 17KB)

 RSA-3 — Prohibition against subgranting for formula programs (09/2015) (PDF, 22KB)

 RSA-4 — Treatment of indirect costs for purchased services (09/2015) (PDF, 28KB)

 RSA-5 — Specific grant terms and conditions for reports (09/2016) (PDF, 44KB)

 RSA-SE-1 — Reservation and match requirements (09/2015) (PDF, 50KB)

 RSA-VR-1 — Pre-employment transition services (09/2016) (PDF, 46KB)

Dear Director Letters

RSA issues broad written technical assistance in the form of Dear Director Letters that provide information, technical assistance and clarification regarding implementation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

 Cancellation Fees (12/17/2019) (PDF, 485KB)
RSA responds to inquiries received regarding whether “fees for services that were not rendered” or “cancellation fees” are allowable under the State VR Services, State Supported Employment Services, and Independent Living Services for Older Individuals who are Blind programs. In this response, RSA provides an analysis for program staff to use when determining whether such a cost is allowable and, therefore, may be paid with program funds as an administrative cost.

 MOE Penalty Change Announcement (09/16/2019) (PDF, 434KB)
RSA informs State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies of an important change to the process used to assess maintenance of effort (MOE) penalties for the State VR Services program that will affect the way we allot VR funds in Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2020 and future years.

 Formal Interagency Agreements Between State VR Agencies and SEAs (07/15/2019) (PDF, 82KB)
RSA provides a review instrument for the formal interagency agreement between SEAs and VR agencies, as required by Section 101(a)(11)(D) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and 34 C.F.R. §361.22(b) along with technical assistance resources.

 Auxiliary Aids and Services (12/28/2016) (PDF, 103KB)
RSA clarifies whether states may expend funds reserved for the provision of pre-employment transition services on auxiliary aids and services for students with disabilities with sensory and communicative disorders who require such services to access pre-employment transition services.

Other Sub-Regulatory Documents

  Increasing Postsecondary Opportunities and Success for Students and Youth with Disabilities (09/17/2019) (PDF, 400KB)
A Questions and Answers document (Q&A), with an accompanying Appendix, on the dual enrollment of students with disabilities in secondary school and postsecondary education institutions, including comprehensive transition and postsecondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities.

Last Modified: 12/18/2019