Welcome to the National Rehabilitation Association's Website!

As the Nation's most established and respected membership association for rehabilitation professionals, we welcome you to the Website of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA). NRA members work to eliminate barriers and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. We provide our members opportunities for advocacy and increased awareness of issues through professional development and access to current research topics. Together, we work towards a society where there are no barriers, environmental or attitudinal, to full employment and participation in life. We invite you to join our growing community of thousands by becoming a member today or download a pamphlet to share with your colleagues!

The NRA Offices will be close at 2:30 pm (eastern) on Wednesday November 26th. The office will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday November 28 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, December 1 at 8:30 AM

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NRA Student Board Position Opening

Application Deadline: December 8, 2014

Student Membership: Nominee must be a Master’s or Doctoral Student who is a member of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA). For more information on how to become a student member of the NRA, please visit the website and ‘student’ tab at nationalrehab.org.

Nomination Process

  • Term begins January 1, 2015 and expires December 31, 2016 (duration two years).

All students must apply and submit the required documents (unless otherwise stated). These documents are listed below:

Application for voluntary service with NRA (required) - click here to download application
Resume or Vita (required)
Membership Application (required if not a current member)
Visionary Statement (required)
Picture in jpeg format (4”x6”; optional).

Please submit your nomination packet to info@nationalrehab.org with all the required documentation via email only no later than December 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm. 

Election Process
NRA uses an on-line voting system to select the 2015 Student Representative to the Board of Directors. Each member will be listed with his or her picture (if provided) and Visionary Statement on the on-line ballot that is sent to the NRA Student Membership. NRA Student Members will be able to vote for the next student representative until December 20th by 5:00 pm Pacific Time. All voting will be anonymous. The next Student  Board Representative will be announced by December 31, 2014 and will immediately take office on January 1, 2015.

The Student Representative on the Board of Directors is elected by a majority vote by student members of NRA. In the event that no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, a second election shall be held between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes.



NRA Slogan/Tagline Membership Contest

What do you think of when you hear National Rehabilitation Association? NRA is holding a contest to come up with a slogan/tagline that can be used for promoting membership and marketing NRA. 

Submit your slogan/tagline at:

The winner will receive a 1 year free membership to NRA. 

Contest ends 12/31/14. Winning entry will be chosen by the NRA board.



CRCC Invites Applications for Committee Member Positions
The CRCC Governance Committee is pleased to announce it is currently accepting applications for individuals to serve as members of the Standards & Examination and Ethics Committees of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC).

The application period will be open from October 15, 2014 to December 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm CT. The Governance Committee will only consider applications submitted by this deadline when developing a slate of candidates to present to the Board of Directors.

For additional details, click here.




35th Annual Goverment Affairs Summit
March 22-24, 2015
Hilton Old Town Alexandria
Alexandria, VA

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Details on this event coming soon!




CRCC New Anthem Video & Digital CRC View Book  



please allow an extra six weeks for processing of membership. Please call (703) 836-0850 with any outstanding questions. We thank you in advance for your patience.