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National Council on Disability to Release Vocational Rehabilitation Youth Transition Report

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Oct. 21, 2008

WASHINGTON—The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release The Rehabilitation Act: Outcomes for Transition-Age Youth, with a Web posting at on Tuesday, October 28 at 9:00 a.m.

This report is a comprehensive assessment of the impact of the Rehabilitation Act on the employment and postsecondary education outcomes of eligible transition-age youth.

NCD is an independent federal agency and is composed of 15 members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. NCD provides advice to the President, Congress, and executive branch agencies to promote policies, programs, practices, and procedures that: (A) guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability; and (B) empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

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