From MU's Disability Policy & Studies
This popular resource is being updated gradually. It gives VR service providers an entry on each major disability, with an emphasis on implications for career-based employment, counseling situations, and possible job supports.
The Social Security Administration has developed a system of supports to help people with disabilities transition from full support from SSI/DI to full employment. However, sometimes the intricacies of the process are hard to understand. This DPS resource explains the regulations and procedures.
Resources for Community Rehabilitation Providers (CRPs) and other community partners who work with state VR agencies
DPS is developing some innovative resources on employment supports for adults with Autism.
DPS hosts various online webinar trainings. Recordings of many are available here.
a Self-Determination Career Development Model. This DPS resources was developed by the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. It provides information on how to support people with disabilities in making informed decisions about their own career paths. The site provides a tutorial and numerous support documents.
Kathy Moeller is a specialist on support for people with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs). For several years, she answered questions from the public about this topic for DPS. Her answers are informative and thought-provoking.
We have developed a self-directed course on the history and philosophy of the VR system, including first-person case studies based on real VR clients..
A description of Disability Policy & Studies
Last Updated January 11, 2013