Employment

The Accessibility Compliance Management System (ACMS) is a fully accessible, web-based software application designed to track Section 508 Program Office activities and compliance for all Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Components. The system was custom-built for the DHS Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST), which provides governance and oversight for DHS accessibility programs.

The online Orientation Training Module was developed by New Editions for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDILRR’s) peer reviewers. The module was created to help peer reviewers better understand their responsibility and role in reviewing materials submitted by NIDILRR grantees for various grants.

This report describes the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDRR’s) operations and achievements in FY 2014.

This report describes the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDRR’s) operations and achievements in FY 2013.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2014 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. The report also compares data on some variables from 2010 through 2014.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2012 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The report also compares data on some variables from 2008 through 2012.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2013 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. The report also compares data on some variables from 2009 through 2013.

This reference guide was designed to help employees understand how assistive technology (AT) products can help them in the workplace. It also covers how these products can be obtained.

The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) provides guidance and support to state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies that are charged with providing job training and placement, as well as on-the-job supports to aid individuals with disabilities find and retain employment. State VR agencies can be most successful when they understand labor force trends and can look ahead at the projected soft and hard skills employers need to train and prepare candidates for the jobs of the future.

The vast majority of the approximately 10,000 individuals returning to the community from prison each week lack the education and skills required for even entry-level employment. Research from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) indicates a link between academic failure and delinquency, violence and crime. Those reentering the community after incarceration face a system of silos between corrections, education and the workforce system. This contract seeks to support reentry education models based on the best available evidence and theory and building on Department work in this area.