Vocational Rehabilitation Plan

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Your VR plan will be an agreed upon document reflecting your employment goal, including rehabilitation the services, timelines, and criteria measured to reach an integrated setting. You’ll work with a team of VR professionals to increase your employment readiness, through a combination of activities including (as necessary):

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) is the process that helps people with disabilities overcome barriers to accessing, continuing, or returning to work. VR agencies help their participants prepare for, obtain, maintain, or regain employment. 

Learn more about Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Employment Readiness

Employment Readiness refers to a person’s ability to obtain and/or maintain suitable employment. Individuals are considered employment ready after receiving Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services, which may include, but not limited to equipment and training necessary to become gainfully employed. 

Orientation and Training Center

The Orientation and Training Center (OTC), located in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, provides comprehensive and intensive training in the adaptive skills of blindness to adults interested in employment. 

Learn more about the Orientation and Training Center