Arkansas Department of Career Education Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division “Fiscal Year 2015 State Plan For the Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Supported Employment Services Programs”


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

ARS [Arkansas Rehabilitation Services] collaborates and coordinates services with federal, state and local agencies that contribute to the vocational rehabilitation and independent living of Arkansans with disabilities. ARS cooperates with agencies in carrying out activities including planning and coordinating services to people with disabilities in order to build capacity in communities, improve the quality and quantity of services, and avoid duplication of services.

Collaborating agencies include:

• Arkansas Department of General Education, Special Education – Transition

• Arkansas Governor’s Employment First Taskforce 



  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Education
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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