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. 3, July-September

Access to Housing: Cornerstone of the American Dream
Access to Housing: Cornerstone of the American Dream A home, a job, family and friends--these are the things all Americans want and deserve, the building blocks of the American dream. People who are poor, who are old, and people of color or of ethnic...
Closing the Shop on Sheltered Work: Case Studies of Organizational Change
Closing the Shop on Sheltered Work: Case Studies of Organizational Change Qualitative research methods were used to examine the process of change from sheltered work to supported work models in three rehabilitation agencies. Of particular interest was...
Delayed Recovery: Taking Another Look
Delayed Recovery: Taking Another Look There is a plethora of terminology which deals with the general issue of injured workers (and those receiving other forms of compensation) not returning to work within an appropriate time period. Proper use of...
Depression: A Primary Symptom of Parkinson Disease?
Depression: A Primary Symptom of Parkinson Disease? One of the most common neurological conditions present in geriatric clients who seek rehabilitation services is Parkinson disease. While there appears to be good agreement on the nature of its primary...
Determining Vocational Levels of People with Disabilities in Japan: A Statistical Prediction Approach
Determining Vocational Levels of People with Disabilities in Japan: A Statistical Prediction Approach The purpose of this paper was to determine the appropriateness of statistical techniques in predicting vocational placement levels of people...
Employer Acceptability of Behavioral Changes with Traumatic Brain Injury
Employer Acceptability of Behavioral Changes with Traumatic Brain Injury The perceived suitability of various entry level occupations for persons who have sustained traumatic brain injury (TBI) was evaluated with an employer questionnaire. For persons...
Evaluating Clinical Problem-Solving Skills through Computer Simulations
Evaluating Clinical Problem-Solving Skills Through Computer Simulations Computer-aided instruction (CAI) is an effective teaching technique that has existed for almost two decades (Braun, 1980; Frenzel, 1980; Gerhold, 1978; Office of Technology Assessment,...
Identifying and Providing Vocational Services for Adults with Specific Learning Disabilities
Identifying and Providing Vocational Services for Adults with Specific Learning Disabilities Clients with Specific Learning Disabilities present a significant challenge to professionals in the field of Rehabilitation. Identification of persons with...
Impact of Retirements on State Agency Rehabilitation Personnel, 1987-1992
Impact of Retirements on State Agency Rehabilitation Personnel 1987-1999 The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of retirements on. (a) professional and (b) support staff in the Georgia Division of Rehabilitation Services. Results indicate...
Positive Assertion and Acceptance among Persons with Disabilities
Positive Assertion and Acceptance Among Persons with Disabilities Data were collected from several groups of persons with various disabilities to determine factors contributing to assertiveness and acceptance of disability. Type of disability was found...
Professional Fragmentation in Rehabilitation Counseling
Professional Fragmentation in Rehabilitation Counseling Numerous concerns have been voiced about rehabilitation counseling's status in the current literature. This article focuses on professional status, identifies four areas of professional fragmentation...
Technology: A Vital Tool for Persons with Disabilities
Technology: A Vital Tool for Persons with Disabilities As a living tribute to the memory of a great leader in the field of rehabilitation, the National Rehabilitation Association, through its Switzer Memorial Committee, sponsors a special three-day...
The Exciting Potential of Hi-Tech Workstations
The Exciting Potential of Hi-Tech Workstations It only took a split second to change his life completely. On that ordinary Sunday in 1986 Rick McDowell, 36, was returning to church to pick up his family when an 87 year-old driver on the wrong side...
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