Parents, Teachers, DSPs, VRCs and Other Champions Autism and Employment - Planning and Resources for Success


Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies Listed by State

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Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies Listed by State

The NCRTM offers the vocational rehabilitation and education communities an opportunity to contribute new knowledge to their specific fields and gain visibility for their work. NCRTM - Home (

VCU Rehabilitation and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention (VCU-RRTC) provides a wide range of low-cost online courses geared toward topics in self-employment and micro-enterprise. Courses are designed to educate and train family members, support providers, professionals and individuals with disabilities.

Home - The Viscardi Center Providing a lifespan of programs and services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities.

Oregon Core Competencies for Direct Support Professionals / Personal Support Workers DSP Competencies - Guide for Learners.pdf (