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Millions Pledged For Vocational Rehabilitation

October 22, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education is handing out more than $12.6 million designed to enhance employment outcomes for people with disabilities. The money from the agency's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services will be divvied among agencies in 10 locales across the country to "help improve the outcomes of individuals with disabilities - from cradle through career," the Education Department said. Some of the grants are for centers that offer technical assistance while other funds will go toward programs aimed at pairing people with disabilities looking for jobs with employers struggling to find workers with specific skills. To read more, click here

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