Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment
Vocational Rehabilitation (RSA-911)
Process for applying for vocational rehabilitation services
Important terms and concepts around vocational rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is the largest public funder of employment services in the United States for people with disabilities, including autism. VR services can provide a bridge into the world of work as students prepare to exit school and enter adulthood, and also provides services for working age adults. This fact sheet gives a good overview of the basics of VR.
Roux, Anne M., Rast, Jessica E., Anderson, K.A., Shattuck, Paul T. National Autism Indicators Report: Vocational Rehabilitation. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2016.