State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies: Using VR to Fund AT to Support a Work Goal. September 17, 2014. Today’s Presenters. James R. Sheldon, Jr., Supervising Attorney National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project Neighborhood Legal Services, Buffalo, NY
September 17, 2014
James R. Sheldon, Jr., Supervising Attorney
National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project
Neighborhood Legal Services, Buffalo, NY
[email protected] * 716-847-0650 ext. 262
Ronald M. Hager, Senior Staff Attorney
National Disability Rights Network
[email protected] * 202-253-5252
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A Technical Assistance and Training Project
Additional materials available on most topics
Barriers to Funding AT to Support Work
Will discuss funding sources, funding criteria:
Mario is 17 years old and a high school senior.
Mainstreamed with some special education services:
Social Security, SSI
Mario has recently applied to State VR agency.
Rehabilitation Act first passed in 1973
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014
1997 RSA Policy Directive
Using State VR Agency and Medicaid (or Insurance) to Pay for Mario’s Standing Wheelchair
Using VR Agency and SSI Plan for Achieving Self
Support (PASS) to Fund Modified Van
See AT Advocate newsletter for more information on PASS:
*See http://www.resnaprojects.org/allcontacts/allafpcontacts.html for
links to alternative financing programs in more than 40 states.