Puerto Rico
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This program enables individuals with disabilities, service providers and others to learn about, access, and acquire assistive technology needed for education, employment, and community living. Services include device demonstrations, reutilization, loans, and financing.
Operating Entity: University of Puerto Rico, Assistive Technology Advisory Council of Puerto Rico (PRATP)
Entity Type: College / University
This program helps individuals with disabilities understand the impact that their salary will have on the disability benefits they receive.
Operating Entity: Caribbean Center of Work Incentives Planning Assistance (CWIPA)
Entity Type: Non-Profit / Community Organization
CAP helps individuals who experience problems when applying for or receiving vocational rehabilitation or independent living services. This includes advising and informing individuals of their rights and providing advocacy services.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Office of the Governor, Ombudsman for the Disabled
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program places Vocational Rehabilitation counselors at the Río Piedras and Mayagüez campuses of the University of Puerto Rico to provide services to eligible students with disabilities.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (PRVRA)
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program offers a range of services – including occupational counseling, re-employment services, employment services, and referrals – to help connect employers and job applicants, and pays special attention to serving people with disabilities.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (PRDOLHR)
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program helps individuals with intellectual disabilities develop, strengthen, and maintain daily living and work skills through seven Transitional Service Centers. Employment Trainers work with clients to help them achieve their employment goals.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Department of Health, Division of Services for People with Intellectual Disability (DSPID) Services
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program provides a range of independent living services to people with disabilities at Centers for Independent Living across the state. Services include help connecting to local services, assistance with job searches, local transit skills training, assistive technology help, peer mentoring support, assistance with school-to-career transitions, self-advocacy help, and more.
Operating Entity: --
Entity Type: Multi-Stakeholder Project
This program provides a range of vocational services to individuals with disabilities, including supported employment services, post-employment and sustained employment services, trainings around vocational and personal adjustments, personal assistance services, and interpretation and reading services.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (PRVRA)
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program supports Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers in 12 eastern states plus DC and two territories. Services include one-to-one consultations, trainings and webinars, peer-to-peer mentoring, site visits, non-profit management tools, and more.
Operating Entity: Navigating Excellence Parent Center Assistance & Collaboration Team (NE-PACT)
Entity Type: Non-Profit / Community Organization
This program provides a variety of direct services for children and youth with disabilities, families, professionals, and other organizations that support them. This includes helping parents participate effectively in their children’s education and development and partnering with professionals and policymakers to improve outcomes for children with disabilities.
Operating Entity: Apoyo a Padres de Ninos con Impedimentos (APNI)
Entity Type: Non-Profit / Community Organization
Pre-ETS assist students with disabilities in identifying career interests and developing skills to be successful in the workplace. This includes five required activities: job exploration counseling, work-based learning experiences, workplace readiness training, counseling on comprehensive transition or postsecondary educational programs, and instruction in self-advocacy.
Operating Entity: --
Entity Type: Multi-Stakeholder Project
This program protects individuals with disabilities by empowering them and advocating on their behalf. This includes providing information and referrals, providing training and technical assistance to service providers, and conducting self-advocacy training.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Office of the Governor, Ombudsman for the Disabled
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program provides social and economic rehabilitation for people with various disabilities through remunerated work opportunities in nonprofit workshops.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Department of the Family
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program uses a peer-to-peer approach to provide support, information, and resources to family members of children and youth with special health needs, including intellectual disabilities.
Operating Entity: University of Puerto Rico, Institute for Developmental Deficiencies (IDD)
Entity Type: College / University
These Centers help schools throughout Puerto Rico effectively serve students in special education, including by collaborating with school counselors to provide counseling services to students with disabilities.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE)
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This project seeks to improve the capacity of Puerto Rico to identify, evaluate, place and provide early intervention, transition and related services to the deafblind population. Technical assistance and in-service trainings will be delivered to families and service providers.
Operating Entity: Universidad Ana G. Méndez, School of Education
Entity Type: College / University
This program provides technical assistance to Parent Centers in Region A, which includes Puerto Rico. Services include strategies for reaching underserved families, on-site training and support, an annual conference, program evaluation, and consulting around the nonprofit management process.
Operating Entity: Navigating Excellence Parent Center Assistance & Collaboration Team (NE-PACT)
Entity Type: Non-Profit / Community Organization
This program helps students with disabilities move from school to post-secondary activities and independent living, including through Pre-Employment Transition Services, work-based learning experiences, and career fairs. Services are coordinated with Local Educational Agencies, the Department of Labor and Human Resources, the Department of Education, and Puerto Rico Industries for the Blind.
Operating Entity: Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (PRVRA)
Entity Type: State Agency / Office
This program help out-of-school and in-school youth with one or more barriers to employment (including having a disability) prepare for and secure employment and postsecondary education opportunities. Services include tutoring; work experiences; occupational skills training; leadership development opportunities; and postsecondary education and training preparation activities.
Operating Entity: --
Entity Type: Multi-Stakeholder Project
This program helps individuals with disabilities who are receiving Social Security Disability benefits make informed choices about work and make a successful transition to self-sufficiency.
Operating Entity: Movimiento para el Alcance de Vida Independiente (MAVI)
Entity Type: Non-Profit / Community Organization
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