Plan Your Future: A Guide to Vocational Rehabilitation For Deaf Youth

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Deaf youth, like you, have many different hopes, dreams, and goals. Many programs and services are available to help you succeed. One important program is vocational rehabilitation (VR), which helps you plan to reach your educational and career goals. VR is helpful, but the process of receiving services and the language that VR agencies use can be overwhelming!

This guide summarizes the process and shares important information that will help you get the services you need to succeed. Keep in mind that each state has its own VR system, so each state has a slightly different process. For more information, check out the glossary of terms and links to additional resources at the end of this document.

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Watch these experts share important tips and deaf people’s experiences with VR.

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