OSEP Releases Fast Facts on Children With Disabilities Aged 3 through 5

By the Office of Special Education Program OSEP is pleased to introduce our newly released Fast Fact focusing children with disabilities aged 3 through 5 served under Part B, section 619 of the IDEA. For the OSEP Fast Facts: Children 3 through 5 Served Under IDEA Part B Section 619 we present data from the

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Oregon Commission for the Blind Student Honored with Dean’s Award

AmyRose is finishing up community college and hopes to transfer to a 4-year college in the fall. In May, the dean of Clackamas Community College honored Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB) student AmyRose Bonano with the Dean’s Award. Over 50 people — staff, family, and fellow students — gathered on May 29 for an

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OSEP Releases Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities

By the Office of Special Education Program In 2018–2019, 409,315 Infants and toddlers, birth through age 2, with disabilities and their families received early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Our new Fast Fact: Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities takes a closer look at what our 618 data tells us about this population. For this

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Then and Now: VR Partnership with Business Expands

NOTE: 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program. Posted by: Kathy West-Evans: Director of Business Relations, CSAVR Christopher Pope, RSA OSERS’ Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) partnered with the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation’s National Employment Team during National Disability Employment Awareness Month in 2018 to highlight the partnership between state

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OSEP Releases Fast Facts: Children Identified With Emotional Disturbance

By Office of Special Education Programs We were overwhelmed by the positive feedback we got on our first release, OSEP Fast Facts: Children Identified With Autism, and are excited to present OSEP Fast Facts: Children Identified With Emotional Disturbance. For this Fast Fact, we present data from the 12 data collections authorized under IDEA Section 618 on

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Virginia Agency Successes Look Different For Each Individual

NOTE: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) provides intensive consumer support to help their clients prepare for, obtain, and continue to work successfully. DARS aims to improve the employment, quality of life, security, and independence of older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families. The following

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