34 CFR 376.10 - What types of projects are authorized under this program?
(a) This program supports special projects and demonstrations, including research and evaluation, for the following purposes:
(1) To demonstrate effective ways in which to provide job training, placement, and other transitional rehabilitation services to youths with disabilities to prepare them for entry in the labor force, including competitive or supported employment.
(2) To demonstrate service programs for youths with disabilities reflecting cooperative efforts between local educational agencies, business and industry, vocational rehabilitation agencies, community rehabilitation programs, parent groups, public or other nonprofit developmental disabilities agencies, organizations representing labor, and organizations responsible for promoting or assisting in local economic development.
(3) To develop and implement new patterns or practices of transitional rehabilitation service delivery and to conduct the field-testing and evaluation of these patterns or practices to determine the efficacy of their being replicated in other settings.
(b) Research and evaluation activities carried out under this program must be specifically related to a transitional rehabilitation service model under which direct services are provided.
(c) Projects funded under this part must serve youths with disabilities.
(d) A project funded under this part may include dissemination of information on project activities to business and industry.