6.1 Overview, to make minor wording changes.
11.5.1 Case Transfers to the Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, to describe the referral process from IL to VR while the consumer is attending CCRC.
20.1 Introduction, to clarify that OJT cannot be counted toward the 90 days of employment required for closure.
Various sections revised to reflect changes in the process of acquiring these services from available vendors.
32.1 Introduction, to include additional available technological devices and make minor wording changes.
38.3.4 Reasons for Unsuccessful Closures/Referred to Another Agency, to comply with the federal VR regulations regarding referrals to workforce development programs.
40.6 Updating Case Recording, to provide additional direction to counselors regarding case record updates.
2.1.5 Completing the Profile, to correct an error regarding when medical records may be purchased for an applicant in the hospital, and to make minor wording changes.
4.3.3 Instructions for Completion of the IPE (DARS2303), to delete section on supported employment and to make minor wording changes.
33.1.3 Legal Basis, to add the word "improvement" and the year "2004" to the title of "Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA)."
40.4.3 Procedure before Transfer, to allow paper case folders to be mailed by UPS or FedEx in addition to certified mail and to make minor wording changes.
1.6 Reporting Abuse or Neglect, to amend policy to refer to new DARS-wide policy regarding abuse and neglect.
1.4.1 Confidentiality of HIV Status, added to emphasize confidentiality of HIV status in case files.
17.1 Job Readiness Training (JRT), to clarify wording and modify "Job Readiness" to "Job Readiness Training" throughout the chapter.
40.1 Case Notes/40.1.3 What Not to Include, to add HIV status to the list of information omitted from case notes and to make minor wording changes.
2.1.11 IPE Completed, to remove the requirement for the consumer to sign the SSA-1365 for the Ticket to Work program.
6.5 Books and Supplies, to remove spending caps on the purchase of books or supplies for consumers in college and university training, and to remove the requirement for supervisory approval of book and supply purchases above these caps..
22.2 Example, to remove an invalid example—DBS cannot pay for insurance premiums for business equipment, premises, and liability.
Entire chapter revised to standardize the supported employment policies of the Division for Rehabilitation Services and the Division for Blind Services..
Revised to remove the caps on the amount spent on a consumer's books and supplies, and to remove the requirement for field director approval for amounts over those cap limits.