Tooltips Categories: VR Toolkit

Lawsuit

The highest and final appeal process by which an individual with disabilities can contest a determination by the VR Agency. Such a lawsuit is a civil legal action filed in federal or state court and requires representation by a...

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Informed Choice

Informed Choice is a guiding principle in the provision of VR Services. Informed Choice is generally defined as the process by which individuals participating in VR Programs make decisions about their vocational goals, the...

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Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)

The Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is a personalized written plan outlining an individual’s vocational goal and the services to be provided by the VR Agency to reach that goal. It is written on the basis of the program...

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IDEA

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that ensures students with disabilities are provided a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) that is tailored to their individual needs. The goal of IDEA...

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Higher Education Act of 2008

Reauthorization of a Federal Law originally enacted as the Higher Education Act of 1965 to “strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary...

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