- 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. 1. C. Who have been unserved or underserved by the VR program;
According to the results of the 2020 CSNA, almost all participants surveyed commented on the rural nature of Idaho and the difficulty in providing services with limited financial and staff resources. Along this theme the lack of information in rural areas about ICBVI was also noted.
The WIOA Advisory Group has clearly identified rural areas as a traditionally underserved population. ICBVI regional counselors and rehabilitation teachers have always served rural communities; often times in the manner of home visits. ICBVI will continue to provide services (and expand as funding allows) more rural communities.