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Vocational Rehabilitation

​​​​​​​​​​Public invited to comment on changes to Vocational Rehabilitation dispute resolution process (OAR 582 Division 20)

The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program is seeking public comment on changes to its administrative rules. The public may testify at public hearings or submit written comments through Dec. 20, 2022. 

VR seeks input on proposed changes to the process clients may follow if they disagree with a VR decision, outlined in Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 582 Division 20: Dispute Resolution and Review of Determinations of Rehabilitation Services

​ November 29, 9 – 10 a.m.

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URL: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1612245422?pwd=Z3gzaFhmWS9Ba0xCOEhaSUR4Z0ExUT09
Meeting ID: 161 224 5422​
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​​December 7, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.​

Public Hea​​​​​​rings

Proposed Rules Changes

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Ado​pte​d ​​Po​​licies

  • VR-PT 22-01 Post-Employment Services Update (4/1/2022)
  • VR-PT ​21-03 Vehicle purchase, insurance and modification ​(10/1/2021)​​
  • ​​​VR-PT 21-02 Eligibility to Work in the United States​ (3/30/2021)​
  • VR-PT 21-01​​ Use of Electronic Signatures​ (3/5/2021)​​
  • VR-PT 20-05 Prior​ approval for IPE Purchases (8/28/2020)
  • VR-PT 20-04 Warranty payment (7/2/2020)
  • ​​VR-PT 20-03​​ Official case record and documentation of case notes​ (7/2/2020)​
  • VR-PT 20-01​ ASL Interpreter Guidelines (2/14/2020)
  • VR-PT 19-03 Change in Hearing Aid Purchase Process (12/6/2019)
  • VR-PT 19-02 Transportation Mileage Reimbursement Rate (10/1/2022)​
  • VR-PT 19-01​ Industrial Hemp Update (7/5/2019)
  • VR-PT 17-04​ Procedures for Pre‐Employment Transition Services (8/15/2017)
  • VR-PT 17-03 Allotments for Pre‐Employment Transition Services (8/15/2017)​
  • VR-PT 17-02​ Program Income (6/16/2017)
  • VR‐PT 17‐01​ Purchases for Equipment and Other Expenditures (2/27/2017)​
  • VR-PT 15-07 Services to Persons who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (10/2/2015)​​
  • VR-PT 15-06​ Self-Employment (9/18/2015)
  • VR-PT-15-05​ Authority to Work (8/24/2015)
  • VR-PT 15-03 Transition Policy Definitions​ (9/1/2015)
  • VR-PT 15-02 Transition Policy (7/20/2015)​
  • ​VR-PT 15-01 Supported Employment (4/21/2015)
  • VR Policy 3.1 Time to Plan (1/1/2015)


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Informa​​tion Memorandums


Employment Policy for Individu​​als with IDD

A summary of employment services and policy​ for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) are organized alphabetically by topic area.


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​S​eeking Rule Advisory Committee (RAC) volunteers

You are invited to apply to be a Vocational Rehabilitation​ RAC volunteer. ​Members will meet no more than once a month.

For questions or comments on policy out for public comment, email ​vr.policy@odhsoha.o​regon.gov


For information about services and policy visit the Client Information page


To speak with your counselor or branch manager contact your local Vocat​ional Rehabilitation office​​​