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Rehabilitation Training_Experimental and Innovative Training

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This federal aid program is managed by:

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education

Objectives:

This program is designed to: (a) Develop new types of training programs for rehabilitation personnel and to demonstrate the effectiveness of these new types of training programs for rehabilitation personnel in providing rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities; and (b) develop new and improved methods of training rehabilitation personnel so that there may be a more effective delivery of rehabilitation services by State and other rehabilitation agencies.

Funding obligations:

(Project Grants) FY 09 $500,000; FY 10 est $500,000; FY 11 est $500,000

Uses and Use Restrictions:

Training grants are provided in fields directly related to the vocational and independent living rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Program Accomplishments:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Types of Assistance:

PROJECT GRANTS

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

To be determined.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

Projects may generally be supported for a maximum of 5 years. Funds are granted on a 12-month basis. Renewals are subject to the availability of funds. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.

Applicant Eligibility:

State vocational rehabilitation agencies, including Territories and other public or nonprofit agencies and organizations (including institutions of higher education) may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

Individuals preparing for or employed in positions relating to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities will benefit.

Award Procedure:

New awards are made based upon the results of a peer review process and the review and approval of applications by staff in various offices within the Department.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Tom Finch, Department of Education, OSERS Rehabilitation Services Administration, 400 Maryland Ave., SW,, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: tom.finch@ed.gov Phone: (202) 245-7343.

Website Address:

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/RSA.

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