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SRC Glossary of Rehabilitation Terms & Acronyms (S – Z)

SAMHSA = Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [Snelling Center] SBS = Success Beyond Six [Snelling Center] CIS = Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) = Damage or trauma to the spinal cord that results in a loss or impaired function causing reduced mobility or feeling. Common causes of damage are trauma (e.g. car accident, gunshot, […]

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SRC Glossary of Rehabilitation Terms & Acronyms (O – R)

OAA = old age assistance [Snelling Center] OCD = Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder = A neurobiological anxiety disorder affecting more than 2% of the population, equally distributed among males and females. Symptoms typically begin during the teenage years and early adulthood, but up to one-third of cases begin in childhood. Sufferers of OCD experience both obsessions and […]

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SRC Glossary of Rehabilitation Terms & Acronyms (I – N)

I & R = information and referral [Snelling Center] I Team = Implementation Team, a team within DVR that implements the Strategic Plan. ICF-MR = Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded: Overseeing body for community homes and larger facilities for people with mental retardation. [ARCDallas] ICF-RC = Intermediate Care Facility for Related Conditions: Same […]

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SRC Glossary of Rehabilitation Terms & Acronyms (D-E)

D & E = Diagnosis and Evaluation: Comprehensive test consisting of a psychological exam, a social evaluation/history, a medical history and a cursory exam, and an educational evaluation. Often a prerequisite to obtaining a variety of services. [ARCDallas] DAD (or DA&D) = Department of Aging and Disabilities, a department that was merged into the Department […]

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Temp to Hire Program

Temp to Hire A public/private partnership developed to meet the staffing needs of today’s businesses How it Works: More and more employers are finding it difficult to find good employees. Through our new “Temp to Hire” program you will have the opportunity to assess and train potential candidates while at the same time reducing payroll […]

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ADA / VT Law ADA Law Regarding Employment of People with Disabilities The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to companies with 15 or more employees. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for administering and enforcing the law. ADA defines disability. A person must meet one of three criteria: Have a physical or mental […]

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