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. 55, No. 2, April-June

Able to Sail: Partnership at Sea
Able to Sail: Partnership at Sea Disability, it has been said, is a point of view. And for the hundreds of men and women who have shared the exhilaration of sailing with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, it has been a point of view which has changed dramatically...
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Accessible Transit: Transportation for People with Disabilities in the 1990s
Accessible TRANSIT Transportation for People with Disabilities in the 1990s Personal Transportation: A Challenge to the Rehabilitation Community Over the past 10 years, there have been significant changes in the technology available to assist...
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Altering Locus of Control of Individuals with Hearing Impairments by Outdoor-Adventure Courses
Altering Locus of Control of Individuals with Hearing Impairments by Outdoor-Adventure Courses For some time, researchers have been concerned with the significance of the degree to which individuals perceive their rewards as contingent upon their...
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A Qualitative Study of Work Stations in Industry: Employer, Professional and Service Recipient Views
A Qualitative Study of Work Stations in Industry Significant changes in rehabilitation legislation and employment expectations have expanded the opportunities for persons with mental retardation and emotional disabilities to achieve integrated employment...
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Benefit-Cost Analysis of Transitional Employment Programs
Benefit-Cost Analysis of Transitional Employment Programs With growing shortages of reliable unskilled labor, employers are continuing to expand efforts to hire individuals with mental and physical disabilities previously believed to be unemployable...
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Design for All Persons: The Architectural Barriers Act and Public Transit
Design for all Persons: The Architectural Barriers Act and Public Transit The recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in ADAPT v. Burnly [No. 88-1139,88-1177,88-1178 (3rd Cir. Feb. 13, 1989)] has refocused attention on public transportation...
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Empowering People with Cerebral Palsy
Empowering People with Cerebral Palsy On a cold winter day in 1948, in New York City, a frustrated physician had a brainstorm. For months he was struggling to learn more about a complex condition called cerebral palsy. In his study he needed more...
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Implementing a Computerized Job-Matching Program with a Hierarchical Occupational Structure
Implementing a Computerized Job-Matching Program with a Hierarchical Occupational Structure In vocational rehabilitation, the technology of job-matching for persons with disabilities based on "transfer of skills" is fairly well developed (Fine, 1957;...
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Levels of Compliance with Federal Requirements in Independent Living Centers
Levels of Compliance with Federal Requirements in Independent Living Centers The number of programs delivering independent living services in this country has grown dramatically in the past 10 years. Estimated to be 52 in 1977, there are now well...
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New Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities to Start Their Own Businesses
New Opportunities for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities to Start Their Own Businesses America has entered a new economic era whose future depends upon a highly skilled knowledge-based work force. The transition from an industrial economy built upon...
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Rehabilitation Intervention Strategies: Their Integration and Classification
Rehabilitation Intervention Strategies: Their Integration and Classification Foremost among the distinguishing features of a profession is its existing systematic body of knowledge (Brubaker, 1981). This body of knowledge, as applied to the human...
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Supported Competitive Employment: Using Coworkers to Assist Follow-Along Efforts
Supported Competitive Employment: Using Coworkers to Assist Follow-Along Efforts The authorization of supported employment services by the Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986 (P.L. 99-319) identified three defining aspects of these services....
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