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    Funding your education, job training and AT is critical to finding as well as maintaining employment. In most states, Voc Rehab is the funding source. Below are some links that can be used to locate the resources in your home state.

    Vocational Rehabilitation Offices by State

    Click on States, pick the state you want. Each one has a Voc Rehab office listed.

    PA-RC’s State Vocational Rehab offices

    Acronyms for Voc Rehab Offices’s FactSheet on Vocational Rehabilitation

    U.S. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Rehabilitation Services Administration

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program
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    Employment and Work Resources

    Employment and Work Programs for People with Disabilities

    The following excerpt has been taken from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center website.

    For many years people with disabilities were effectively penalized for taking a job. It was easy to see why such disincentives existed: Any income a person made above the limits set by the government was deducted from his or her benefits and jeopardized the only source of health insurance available to people with long-term health conditions.
    Things have improved, however. Below are details on two Social Security programs designed to encourage people with disabilities to enter the job force without fear of losing health care benefits. One is the Ticket to Work program, the other the Plan to Achieve Self-Sufficiency (PASS).

    To locate more information, use the link to read the entire text.
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