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America’s vocational rehabilitation (VR) program turns 100

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This year marks 100 years since the establishment of America’s vocational rehabilitation (VR) program, which was created by Congress in 1920 to assist individuals with physical disabilities. Today, VR serves people with a range of disabilities, whether visible or not. It also uses a dual-customer approach, working to helps businesses meet their workforce needs and providing consultation and technical assistance. Employers interested in working with VR can contact the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation’s National Employment Team (NET). Learn more about VR’s Centennial or The NET.