The Journal of Rehabilitation

A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal published by the National Rehabilitation Association. Articles include original research, academic criticism, and expert debate in the field of rehabilitation.

Articles from Vol. 66, No. 4, October-December

A Discrepancy Model for Measuring Consumer Satisfaction with Rehabilitation Services
The need for increased consumer involvement in rehabilitation services has often been emphasized in professional literature. Unprecedented social change, legislative initiatives, growing empowerment among consumer groups who demand informed choice,...
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An Exploratory Study on the Work of Independent Living Centers to Address Abuse of Women with Disabilities
During the past 20 years, considerable research has been conducted on the problem of domestic violence in the United States. Researchers have studied causes of domestic violence, its effects on victims, and the effectiveness of various types of interventions...
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Employer Attitudes toward Workers with Disabilities and Their ADA Employment Rights: A Literature Review
Approximately 54 million noninstitutionalized Americans have physical, intellectual, or psychiatric disabilities. Of these cases, 26 million are classified as having a severe disability (US Bureau of the Census, 1999). Severe disabilities include Alzheimer's...
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Employers' Attitudes toward Hiring Persons with Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services
While the United States economy continues to demonstrate strong growth and low unemployment, many people with disabilities are still struggling to enter the labor market (National Organization on Disability, 1998). People with disabilities often find...
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Rehabilitation Counselors' Experiences with Client Death and Death Anxiety
Based on anecdotal evidence many counselors experience the death of a client during their professional careers; however, a review of the literature provides little insight into how counselors are affected by this experience or whether they are being...
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Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes of Adults with Co-Morbid Borderline IQ and Specific Learning Disabilities
The passage of Public Law 94-142 in 1975 signaled an increase in the recognition of the educational, socio-emotional, and vocational needs of children with disabilities. Consequently, special education programs were implemented to provide interventions...
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Working with Autism and Other Social-Communication Disorders
Since the introduction of supported employment, and the implementation of legislation such as the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986 and the Developmental Disability Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (1984), rehabilitation counselors have been increasingly...
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Work, Workers, and Workplaces: A Qualitative Analysis of Narratives of Mental Health Consumers
The relationship between employment and well-being has been examined extensively in the general population, and research in this area with regard to persons with psychiatric illnesses is now beginning to develop. Reviews of the literature in this area...
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