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A
 
AAA
Area Agencies on Aging
 
ACMI
Advisory Council on Mental Illness
 
ADA
Americans With Disabilities Act
 
ALD
Assisted Listening Device
 
Arc
The Arc of Michigan
 
AT
Assistive Technology
 
AWARE
Accessible Web-based Activity and Reporting Environment
 
 
 
 
B
 
BEP
Business Enterprise Program
 
BIA
Brain Injury Association
 
BLN
Business Leadership Network
 
BSBP
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons
(Formerly the Michigan Commission for the Blind)
 
 
 
 
C
 
CANAR
Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation
 
CAP
Client Assistance Program
 
CART
Computer Assisted Real-time Translation
 
CDA
Common Disability Agenda
 
CIL
Center for Independent Living
 
COLA
Cost-of-Living Adjustment
 
CMA
Cash Match Agreement
 
CRC
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
 
CSAVR
Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation
 
CSNA
Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment
 
CSS
Customer Satisfaction Survey
 
 
 
 
D
 
DCH
Department of Community Health
 
DHS
Department of Human Services
 
DHS-MRS
Department of Human Services - Michigan Rehabilitation Services
 
DN/M
Disability Network Michigan
 
DOD
Division on Deafness
 
DSA
Designated State Agency
 
DSU
Designated State Unit
  
 
 
E
 
EAG
Educational Advisory Group
 
EO
Executive Order
 
ESA
Employment Services Agency
  
 
 
F
 
FIA
Family Independence Agency
 
FY
Fiscal Year
 
 
 
G
 
GTIB
Governor's Talent Investment Board
 
 
 
H
 
HOH
Hard of Hearing
 
 
 
 
I
 
I & E Grants
Innovation & Expansion Grants
 
ICTA
Interagency Cash Transfer Agreement
 
IEP
Individualized Education Program
 
I & R
Information and Referral
 
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
 
IEP
Individualized Education Program
 
IEPC
Individualized Educational Planning Committee
 
IL
Independent Living
 
IL/CIL
Independent Living/Center for Independent Living
 
IPE
Individualized Plan for Employment
 
ISD
Intermediate School District
 
LARA
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
 
 
 
 
J
 
 
 
 
 
K
 
 
 
 
 
L
 
LARA-BSBP
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs - Bureau of Services for Blind Persons
 
 
 
 
M
 
MACIL
Michigan Association of Centers for Independent Living
 
MARO
MARO Employment and Training Association
 
MDRC
Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
 
MCRS
Michigan Council for Rehabilitation Services (Formerly the Michigan Rehabilitation Council)
 
MCTI
Michigan Career & Technical Institute
 
MDCH
Michigan Department of Community Health
 
MDDC
Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
 
MDOT
Michigan Department of Transportation
 
MDRC
Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
 
MHIA
Michigan Head Injury Alliance
 
MiSILC
Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council
 
MLPP
Michigan League for Public Policy
 
MPAS
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service
 
MRA
Michigan Rehabilitation Association
 
MRS
Michigan Rehabilitation Services
 
MWA
Michigan Works!
 
MWA
Michigan Works! Association
 
 
 
 
N
 
NCSAB
National Council of State Agencies for the Blind
 
NCSRC
National Coalition of State Rehabilitation Councils
 
NFBM
National Federal of the Blind
 
NFBM
National Federal of the Blind of Michigan
 
NRA
National Rehabilitation Association
 
 
 
O
 
OIB
Older Individuals who are Blind
 
OJT
On The Job Training
 
OSERS
Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services
 
OSS
Order of Selection for Services
 
OT
Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy
 
 
 
 
P
 
PAS
Personal Assistance Services
 
PASREP
Personal Assistance Services Reimbursement for Employment Program
 
Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy
 
PSA
Public Service Announcements
 
PWI
Projects with Industry
 
 
 
Q
 
 
 
 
 
R
 
re:con - The Convention of New Beginnings (Formerly the Michigan Rehabilitation Conference)
 
RFP
Request for Proposals
 
RICC
Regional Interagency Coordinating Council
 
ROELF
MACIL's Technical Assistance/Professional Development Committee
 
RSA
Rehabilitation Services Administration
 
 
 
 
S
 
SAIL
Superior Alliance for Independent Living
 
SEAC
Special Education Advisory Committee
 
SDA
Service Delivery Areas
 
SILC
Statewide Independent Living Council
 
SP
State Plan
 
SPIL
State Plan for Independent Living
 
SRC
State Rehabilitation Council
 
 
 
 
T
 
TACE
Technical Assistance and Continuing Education
 
TNT
Transition Network Team
 
TSP
Transition Services Project
 
TWIAA
Ticket To Work Initiatives Investment Act
 
 
 
U
 
UCP
United Cerebral Palsy
 
 
 
V
 
VIVA
Visually Impaired Volunteer Assistants
 
VR
Vocational Rehabilitation
 
 
 
 
W
 
WIA
Workforce Investment Act
 
 
 
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