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Rehabilitation Council of Texas 2015 Annual Report

DARS Division for Blind Services
SFY 2015 Statistics

 

DBS Vocational Rehabilitation
Expenditures by Type of Service Purchased in SFY 2015
Percentage of Total Paid Percentage of Total Paid Under Age 22
Restoration Services 27% 4%
Assistive Technology (Includes Related Evaluation and Training) 26% 23%
Training (Including Orientation and Mobility) 16% 34%
All Other Goods and Services 11% 15%
Diagnostic and Evaluation 8% 8%
Maintenance and Transportation 6% 8%
Eyeglasses, Lenses, Low Vision Devices, Orthotics/Prosthetics 5% 5%
Supported Employment 2% 2%
Total 100% 100%

 

Total Case Services Expenditures = $ 20,347,570
Age is based on age at start of SFY.

DBS Vocational Rehabilitation
Consumers by Gender
Number Served Percentage of Total Number Served Under Age 22 Percentage of Total Under Age 22
Male 5,147 53% 1,250 54%
Female 4,624 47% 1,057 46%
Total* 9,771 100% 2,307 100%

 

*Gender is unknown or unavailable for 1,267 consumers, the majority of whom have not yet completed an application.

DBS Vocational Rehabilitation
Successful Cases Closed by Occupation
Number of Successful Cases Closed Percentage of Total Number of Successful Cases Closed Under Age 22 Percentage of Total Under Age 22
Homemaker/Unpaid Family Worker 251 17% 6 11%
Service Occupations 207 14% 1 21%
Office & Administrative Support Occupations 194 13% 15 26%
Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts,
and Media Occupations
155 10% 1 2%
Production Occupations 151 10% 5 9%
Management, Business, and Financial Occupations 108 7% 0 0%
Healthcare Practitioners, Technical and
Healthcare Support Occupations
106 7% 1 2%
Sales & Related Occupations 86 6% 5 9%
Transportation & Material Moving Occupations 61 4% 8 14%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 56 4% 2 4%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44 3% 0 0%
Computer, Engineering, and Science 33 2% 1 2%
All Other Occupations 26 2% 1 2%
Total 1,478 100% 57 100%
DBS Vocational Rehabilitation
Successful Cases Closed by Gender
Number of Successful Cases Closed Percentage of Total Number of Successful Cases Closed Under Age 22 Percentage of Total Under Age 22
Male 769 52% 37 65%
Female 709 48% 20 35%
Total 1,478 100% 57 100%