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National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering
P.O. Box 1088
Hewitt, NJ 07421
(973) 853-6585 (Local)
(928) 832-2894 (Fax)
(800) 736-2216 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Geographic area served: United States.


Tom Schwanda, President and Chairman
Donald Selwyn, Executive Vice President,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers career planning and employment assistance.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information, advice, and referrals as appropriate, including guidance on ADA compliance.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides assistive technology and support services to schools, employers, and disability service providers.
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