Definitions for "Vocational Rehabilitation"
A Workers' Compensation benefit provided to Qualified Injured Workers' (QIW) who cannot return to their usual and customary occupation because of a permanent disability.
A program of services designed to enable people with disabilities to become or remain employed. Originally mandated by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, VR programs are carried out by individually created state agencies. In order to be eligible for VR, a person must have a physical or mental disability that results in a substantial handicap to employment.
This benefit assists qualified injured workers in returning to work.
Special funding available for students and approved by their home state. Billing handled by the bursar's office.