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R&D

Research and Development

Randolph-Sheppard Act (RS)

The federal legislation enacted to provide persons who are blind with remunerative employment, to enlarge their economic opportunities, and to enable persons who are blind to be self-supporting.

Ratio (75/25%)

75% of the direct labor hours must be performed by individuals who are blind or who have significant disabilities; to 25% of direct labor hours performed by person who are not blind or non-disabled.

REA

Request for Equitable Adjustment

Reclamas

Response from government contractor on a quality deficiency notice.

Regs / Regulations

Rules that explain the intent of a law (like the Rehabilitation Act).

Rehabilitation Act

The federal legislation that authorizes the formula grant programs of vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, independent living, and client assistance; as well as, a variety of training and service discretionary grants administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The Act also includes a variety of provisions focused on rights, advocacy, and protections for individuals with disabilities.

RFP

Request for Proposal

RFQ

Request for Quotation

RO

SourceAmerica Regional Office

RSA

Rehabilitation Services Administration. A division of the Department of Education that administers many disability programs; including the Rehabilitation Services Act.