Rhode Island Office of Rehabilitation Services 2017 Comprehensive Needs Assessment

Rhode Island

“The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, mandates the Office of Rehabilitation Services, in partnership with the State Rehabilitation Council to complete a Statewide Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA) at three-year increments. The Comprehensive Needs Assessment is intended to determine the rehabilitation needs of Rhode Islanders with disabilities, identify the needs of individuals with the most significant disabilities, including those in need of Supported Employment, minorities with significant disabilities, underserved individuals, youth with disabilities and individuals served by other components of the workforce development network. Also, the Comprehensive Needs Assessment is intended to identify the need to develop or improve Community Rehabilitation Programs.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
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