Vocational Rehabilitation Program


The goal of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is to assist an individual in achieving or maintaining an employment outcome that is consistent with his/her unique strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests and informed choice.


Individuals must have a visual impairment in both eyes and require vocational rehabilitation services to obtain, maintain, or retain an employment outcome.


Types of services may include:

Some services are based on economic need.


All eligible VR consumers with the assistance of the VR specialist will develop an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) that outlines the rehabilitation program required to meet the desired employment outcome. The IPE will include a vocational goal and the services to be provided toward achieving that goal.


Applicants and eligible consumers have the right to question or appeal any decision that is made regarding eligibility determination or their rehabilitation program.  VR Counselors will explain these rights to applicants and eligible consumers.   Applicants and eligible consumers can also contact the Disability Rights Florida for information or assistance regarding their rights or the rehabilitation process.  


Consumers must:

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