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“SPEAK UP” BECOMING A SELF-ADVOCATE

Learning Plan Eleven: Resource and Support Agencies Related Vocabulary


Purpose: Resource and support agencies were established to help individuals with disabilities
through counseling, support for postsecondary education, developing job skills, finding a job, or
developing independent living skills. To access these services, individuals must express their needs to
these agencies. In order to communicate clearly with resource and support agencies, individuals
need to have a clear understanding of the terms associated with these agencies.

Instructions: Use online and print sources to research the following terms and record your own
definitions. The following terms should be discussed with the instructor.

“Connect to Me”
Vocabulary Word Definition (Picture, example, use the
word in a sentence, etc.)
DVR Training Grant

Eligibility
requirements

Service Providers

Division of Vocational
Rehabilitation

Federal agencies

Local agencies

State agencies

Support groups

Job Center

A.D.R.C.

Learning Plan 11 Vocabulary


Revised 3/5/18