- Program-Specific Requirements for Vocational Rehabilitation (Blind)
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Services Portion of the Unified or Combined State Plan  must include the following descriptions and estimates, as required by section 101(a) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by title IV of WIOA:
 Sec. 102(b)(2)(D)(iii) of WIOA
j. 2. Identify the need to establish, develop, or improve community rehabilitation programs within the State; and
According to the 2020 CSNA, there is a need to improve the collaboration with CRP’s in job training and placement services in the state for ICBVI clients.
To accomplish this, ICBVI will:
- Commit to annually reviewing CRP cooperative agreements and collaboratively identify areas for service improvement;
- Commit to providing training and support with CRP’s to help them increase their capacity to provide all employment services, including Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS).
- Continue to provide CRP’s training in blind skills, and how to work with individuals who are blind or visually impaired. This has been a huge success, and ICBVI is committed to continue doing this in all of the regions across the state as a part of this state plan.