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Information on the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) - Learning Experience And Placement (LEaP) website is collected, organized, and provided for the convenience of the user. While ADRS attempts to keep such information accurate and up to date, it cannot warrant the authenticity or reliability of such information. Under no circumstances will ADRS be liable for any actions taken or omissions made, from reliance on any information contained on, or linked to the ADRS website from any source nor shall the State/ADRS be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance. A link from an ADRS website is not an endorsement of the content, viewpoints, products, or services at the remote site. Users are responsible to determine for themselves which web pages are part of the official ADRS website, and which are merely convenient links. Any questions should be directed to the appropriate ADRS personnel division/contact found on our Contact page.

EEOC Statement

Applications will be accepted, and placements made on an equal opportunity basis, without regard to sex, race, age, religion, disability, color, or national origin.

Privacy Statement

The ADRS LEaP website is designed to make it easier and more efficient to those seeking placement opportunities to interact with ADRS. ADRS strives to provide online resources in a safe, secure, manner that respects your privacy when you visit our site.

This privacy statement addresses the collection, use, copyrights, disclaimers, and security of information that may be obtained by ADRS using the ADRS website and LEaP program.

If you visit the LEaP website, ADRS may collect some or all of the following information:

  • The name of your domain; for example. ‘’ if you use a private internet access account;
  • An IP address: a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and/or
  • The pages you visit within our website.

This information is collected for statistical analysis using third party or propriety software programs to create statistics. They are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas in order to better plan future enhancements. E-mail or other information requests sent via the website may be maintained or forwarded to another agency or entity for appropriate action. This information is not collected or sold for commercial marketing purposes.

If, during your visit to this website, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we may collect such information. Examples of personally identifiable information may include:

  • Your name, address, phone number, last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN), etc.;
  • An e-mail address if you are communicating to us through e-mail;
  • Information you voluntarily submit to LEaP/ADRS for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online; and
  • Other information volunteered, such as vendor profile/contact information, survey information or content of e-mail.

In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.

Security Statement

ADRS adopts the Internet Security policies outlined by the State of Alabama Office of Information Technology (OIT). View the Alabama.Gov adopted Security Policy at OIT Security Policy. The ADRS Computer Services Division and the State of Alabama OIT have taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of our telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, auditing, and encryption. Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day practices of the entire web-operating environment. One of the key features is the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption for transmission of confidential information.

ADRS is committed to ensuring citizens and affiliates that their personal information will not be shared, sold, or transferred to any third party without their prior consent, or unless it is required by law. Sensitive information used in transactions, such as SSNs and other personal data, will not be disclosed unless the information is determined to be a “public record” as defined by Alabama Law or is released pursuant to a lawful court order or subpoena.

To better serve users, many websites use "cookies" to customize the browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. These files identify you as a unique user and track your movements through the site. This technology allows us to verify your transaction requests and walk you through some of the functions on the website. Cookies created on your computer by using our websites do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.