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. 58, No. 1, January-March

Business and Rehabilitation Factors in the Development of Supported Employment Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Segregated services for persons with developmental disabilities had been the rule and not the exception until the late 1970's (Scheerenberger, 1983). Traditionally services were provided in large or small custodial-like programs and facilities which...
Career Outcomes for College Graduates with Severe Physical and Sensory Disabilities
I gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Chrisann SchiroGeist, Supervisor of Counseling Services in the University of Illinois' Rehabilitation Education Center and Joseph Larsen, Director of the Center, for their assistance both in formulating the...
Employment Concerns of People with Head Injuries
The primary purpose of this study is to examine the employment-related strengths and problems that people with head injuries have encountered in their rehabilitation programs. In addition, the study describes the demographics and service histories...
Facilitating Natural Supports in the Workplace: Strategies for Support Consultants
By and large, supported employment services that emphasize individual rather than group placements have followed a particular program model widely known as the job coach model. In fact, the terms "job coaching" and "supported employment" have become...
National Trends in Vocational Rehabilitation: A Comparison of Individuals with Physical Disabilities and Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities
Each year, the state-federal rehabilitation system supports vocational rehabilitation (VR) services for hundreds of thousands of individuals with disabilities. During the years 1977-1982, there was a substantial decrease in the purchasing power of...
Personal and Environmental Factors Related to Employment: Implications for Substance Abuse Intervention
Rehabilitation professionals frequently emphasize that legitimate employment is a significant factor associated with rehabilitation and adjustment of individuals who abuse substances (e.g., Peele, 1985). In research on substance abuse, employment is...
Ramps Not Steps: A Study of Accessibility Preferences
Ever since Stefan Farffler invented the wheelchair sometime in the middle of the 17th century, people using his invention have been fighting barriers interfering with its use. Rough terrain, curbs, and steps have been blocking the way for some 350...
Supported Employment Programs in Maryland: Personnel Issues and Training Needs
With the implementation of supported employment programs in recent years, a number of issues have been identified, which relate to staffing patterns, training needs, and the delineation of new roles for personnel (Everson & Moon, 1987; Parent,...
The Relationship of Rehabilitation Counselor Education to Rehabilitation Client Outcome: A Replication and Extension
The research reported in this article was supported by grant number H133C90067 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to Research Associates of Syracuse. The authors wish to thank James Jeffers, John Kelly, Bob Burns,...
Toward the Development of a Second Generation Computerized Job-Matching System for Persons with Disabilities: A Conceptual Framework
The rapid development of integrated circuit technology has enabled computer manufacturers to condense the main component of the computer, the central processing unit (cpu), into a very inexpensive silicon chip smaller than a postage stamp (Restak,...
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