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Disability Resources

This is not an inclusive list, but just one to get you started.

America's Career InfoNet http://www.acinet.org/acinet/

American's with Disabilities Act http://www.ada-infonet.org/

Center for Emergency Response and Terrorism http://www.dhss.mo.gov/Ready_in_3/

Disabilities Network http://www.dimenet.com/dimeweb/

Eye Care America http://www.eyecareamerica.org/eyecare/care/index.cfm

Mental health services:  www.dmh.missouri.gov

Missouri Career Options Project http://www.missouribusiness.net/career/index.asp

Missouri Department of Social Services http://www.dss.mo.gov/

Missouri Recovery Network http://www.morecovery.org/

Office of Autism Services http://dmh.mo.gov/mrdd/new/autism09.htm

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind in Missouri:  www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/rsb

Services for the deaf and hard of hearing:  www.mcdhh.mo.gov or www.msd.k12.mo.us

Social Security Administration:  http://www.ssa.gov/d&s1.htm

Traumatic Brain Injury services:  www.biamo.org 

U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

Work Support http://www.worksupport.com/

Additional Resources:

A note to our users:  Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation links to sites produced by other agencies and organizations.  Such links do not constitute endorsement by us nor are we responsible for the content of any such sites.


Acronyms 

ADA 
Americans with Disabilities Act
ASL 
American Sign Language
BLN
Business Leadership Network
CAJT
Community Access and Job Training
CAP
Client Assistance Program
CE
Consultative Examination
CILs
Centers for Independent Living
COOP
Cooperative Work Experience Program
CRC 
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
CRPs
Community Rehabilitation Programs
CSAVR
Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation
CWIC
Community Work Incentive Coordinator
DDS
Disability Determination Services
DESE
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
DHSS
Department of Health and Senior Services
DMH
Department of Mental Health
DOLIR 
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
DSE
Division of Special Education
DSU
Designated State Unit (Voc Rehab)
DVR
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DWD
Division of Workforce Development
DYS
Division of Youth Services
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IL
Independent Living
IPE
Individualized Plan of Employment
LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LPC
Licensed Practical Counselor
LWIB
Labor and Workforce Investment Board
MC
Medical Consultant
MDVR
Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
MoTAP
Missouri Transition Alliance Partnership
MOUs
Memorandums of Understanding
MSD 
Most Significantly Disabled
MTEC
Missouri Training and Education Council
OSEP
Office of Special Education Programs
OSERS
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services
RCEP
Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program
RSA
Rehabilitation Services Administration
SESPs
Supported Employment Service Providers
SILC
State Independent Living Council
SD
Significantly Disabled
SE
Supported Employment
SRC
State Rehabilitation Council
SSA
Social Security Administration
STATUS 08
Case Closure after Referral for Services
STATUS 26
Successful Employment Case Closure
STATUS 28
Case Closure Not Rehabilitated after IPE
STATUS 30
Case Closure Not Rehabilitated before IPE
TAP
Telecommunications Access Program
VA
Veterans Administration
VR
Vocational Rehabilitation
WIA
Workforce Investment Act of 1998
WIPA
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance