About us

Established in 1983, the Virginia Commonwealth University RRTC provides resources for professionals, individuals with disabilities, and their representatives. Our team of nationally and internationally renowned researchers is committed to developing and advancing evidence-based practices to increase the hiring and retention for individuals with disabilities.

VCU RRTC major areas of focus include:

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  • Autism
  • Competitive Integrated Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Employment of persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Employment of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities
  • Indigenous Initiatives
  • Pre-employment Transition Services
  • Post Secondary Education
  • Self Employment
  • Social Security Work Incentives
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Support
  • Supported Employment
  • Supported Employment Service Provider (Business Connections)
  • Transition and Court-Involved Youth
  • Transition of 14c Programs to Competitive Integrated Employment

The VCU-RRTC has multiple projects, many of which have their own websites. For a full listing of the VCU-RRTC projects and websites, please visit the Projects section.