Final Priority; Rehabilitation Services Administration-Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces a priority under the Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The Assistant Secretary may use this priority for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2014 and later years. This priority is designed to ensure that the Department funds high-quality assistive technology (AT) alternative financing programs (AFPs) that meet rigorous standards in order to enable individuals with disabilities to access and acquire assistive technology devices and services necessary to achieve education, community living, and employment goals.
Applications for New Awards; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program-Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training Program-Advanced Rehabilitation Research Policy Fellowship; Correction
On July 21, 2014, we published in the Federal Register (79 FR 42403) a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2014 for the Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training (ARRT) ProgramAdvanced Rehabilitation Research Policy Fellowship. This notice corrects the applicant eligibility information.
Final Priorities; Rehabilitation Services Administration-Capacity Building Program for Traditionally Underserved Populations-Vocational Rehabilitation Training Institute for the Preparation of Personnel in American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects
The Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services announces two priorities under the Capacity Building Program for Traditionally Underserved Populations administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The Assistant Secretary may use one or more of these priorities for competitions in fiscal year (FY) 2014 and later years. Priority 1 establishes a new vocational rehabilitation (VR) training institute for the preparation of personnel in American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) projects (the Institute). Priority 2 requires a partnership between a four-year institution of higher education (IHE) and a two- year community college or tribal college. This partnership is designed to successfully implement the VR training Institute established in Priority 1. In addition, the partnership agreement required under Priority 2 provides a brief description of how the partnership will be managed, the partners' roles and responsibilities and a strategy for sustaining the partnership after the Federal investment ends.