RI Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS)

The Office of Rehabilitation Services has a mission โ€œTo empower individuals with disabilities to choose, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency, independence, and integration into society. “

The Office of Rehabilitation Services has a strong commitment to assist students with disabilities with transition planning to adult life. ORS Counselors work with all school districts, families, and students to prepare for job training, career development, and employment opportunities after high school. ORS Counselors provide technical assistance, consultation, information, and referral services to school systems and work in close partnership with the 5 Regional Educational Collaboratives, netWORKri, and other agencies to improve transition planning.

For more information, visit http://www.ors.ri.gov/

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Yesterday, we released our latest report on #equity -- why it matters, and how we *must* include students, families + community to actually achieve equity in education.

Thank you Paige for leading a dynamic presentation and discussion!

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Have you heard our latest course announcement?

We have a student course launching soon: Get Ready for Your Career!

The lesson of the course are:โ €
๐Ÿ”ธFinding a Career Begins with You!โ €
๐Ÿ”ธExplore and Researchโ €
๐Ÿ”ธExplore Paths, Set Goals, and Planโ €
๐Ÿ”ธPrepare for Successโ €

Students have experienced collective trauma on a global scale throughout 2020. Our free Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit is designed to equip educators & mental health professionals with practical yoga & mindfulness tools to help address symptoms of trauma in children & teens.

Well done @DCDT_CEC #DCDT2020Rocks Mary Morningstar closing thoughtful and timely @Amstar7th Breathe and move forward ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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Nancy Doyle, CEO of Genius Within, discusses how language is an important tool for achieving inclusion in our workplaces, schools and communities. Read more: https://bit.ly/2TgLuG5

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out the virtual ReelAbilities Film Festival Los Angeles 2020! The festival showcases new and classic films which explore, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience. 10/16-18: https://bit.ly/34ZGBqy

CPS needs Substitute Teachers. Must hold: (1)BA from an accredited college; or(2) Associate's degree from an accredited college; or(3) Min. of 2 years college completion towards a 4 year degree. The daily rate of pay is $145/Day Contact fallondiane@coventryschools.net @RIEduJobs

Whether by mail or in person, if you are a voter with a disability, it is your right to participate in the political process this year! The @UNHIOD has compiled a list of voting resources to help you plan for this important day: https://iod.unh.edu/voting-resources

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