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Catherine Ipsen

Disability and Poverty: Rural and Remote Issues
Catherine Ipsen


Learn strategies to effectively serve rural consumers of VR services.

Topics include:

  • Overview of barriers to effective VR service delivery
  • Slow delivery pace
  • Lack of transportation options
  • Limited economic choice
  • Using telecommunications to promote engagement with VR services
  • Expanding VR capacity to support self-employment
  • Exploring strategies to expand provider reach in rural areas


Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D.,
Director of Employment Research
University of Montana Rural Institute RTC