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New York State Education Department

Commissioner’s Regulations
Part 200–Students with Disabilities

The Mission of the Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) is to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities while ensuring that they receive the rights and protection to which they are entitled; assure appropriate continuity between the child and adult services systems; and provide the highest quality vocational rehabilitation and independent living services to all eligible persons as quickly as those services are required to enable them to work and live independent, self-directed lives.

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Section 200.1 Definitions
From the Commissioner’s Regulations- Part 200– Students with Disabilities.