704 FAQ from RSA - updated October 23, 2009
In the attached Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document, the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) offers answers to questions posed by center for independent living (CILs), statewide independent living council (SILCs) and designated state unit (DSUs) representatives regarding the 704 Report.
Guidance for Ensuring FY 2009 704 Report
Compliance and Data Integrity
Subparts II and III (Part I 704 Report only)
- Exclude consumer information, services and outcomes of CILs that receive any IL Part C funds directly from RSA.
Subpart III, Section A
- The numbers in column three (Consumers Receiving Services) cannot exceed the corresponding numbers in column two (Consumers Requesting Services).
- For any individual service in column one, the corresponding number in column two (Consumers Requesting Services) cannot exceed the total number of CSRs.
Subpart III, Section B, item 1
- The sum of columns three (Goals Achieved) and four (In Progress) cannot exceed the number in column two (Goals Set).
- For any individual significant life area in column one, the corresponding number in column two (Goals Set) cannot exceed the total number of CSRs.
Subpart III, Section B, Item 2
- The sum of columns three (Consumers Achieving Access) and four (Consumers Whose Access is in Progress) cannot exceed the number in column two (Consumers Requiring Access).
Subpart IV, Sections A, B, C, E and F (Part II 704 Report only)
- Demonstrate the center’s compliance with the standards and indicators in section 725 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Subpart IV, Section A (Part I 704 Report) and Section D (Part II 704 Report)
- Only one of the “Activity Type” and “Issue Area” categories listed in the 704 Report instructions may be used for each activity in the Community Activities” table.
Subpart V, Section A, Item 1 (Part II 704 Report only)
- Identify the FY 2009 work plan goals before describing the corresponding achievements (i.e., achievements must be linked to specific goals).