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Abstract Details for AIVRS PROGRAM MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

The purpose of the AIVRS Program Memorandum of Understanding is to establish a formalized partnership with the state Vocational Rehabilitation Agency. The MOU is jointly developed between the two VR agencies with the goal to establish and implement collaborative strategies and identify the roles and responsibilities of the AIVRS Program and the state VR Agency to serve American Indians/Alaska Natives with disabilities to prepare for gainful employment. The MOU also meets the AIVRS Program Special Applications Requirements described in 34 CFR 371.21(g) as: Cooperative working arrangements will be developed with the Designated State Unit (DSU), or DSUs, as appropriate, which are providing vocational rehabilitation services to other individual with disabilities who reside in the state or states being served.