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. 70, No. 4, October-December

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Fall Risks and Falls
This article discusses the functional profile of veterans at high risk for falls, their fall rates and fall prevention treatment plan, summarizing compelling data for evidence-based interventions appropriate to this vulnerable population. This report...
Comparison of Travel Patterns of Families with and without a Member with a Disability
Recreation and leisure have greatly influenced the quality of of people, including people with disabilities (Modell & Imwold, 1998). The quality of life is closely associated with the opportunity for personal growth, fulfillment, and self-esteem...
Effect Size and Rehabilitation Research
Research in the area of rehabilitation has long relied on the test of statistical significance as the primary means for evaluating the meaningfulness of empirical research results. The concept of statistical significance is deeply rooted in the null...
Effects of Race, Gender, and Other Characteristics of Legally Blind Consumers on Homemaker Closure
The Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA) considers competitive employment in integrated settings the optimal employment outcome of persons with disabilities (RSA, 2004). However, noncompetitive employment outcomes such as homemaker are allowed...
Employment-Seeking Behavior of Persons with HIV/AIDS: A Theory-Based Approach
Of the 793,025 cumulative number of persons diagnosed with AIDS in the US since the initial case in June 1981, 96.9% were between the working ages of 20 to 64 years. From 1990 to 1999, the number of persons living with AIDS in the US had increased...
Psychological Factors in Work-Related Amputation: Considerations for Rehabilitation Counselors
Traumatic amputation is a catastrophic work injury and is often a major cause of disability. In the United States between 1992 and 1999, there were approximately 11,000 non-fatal workplace amputations each year (National Institute of Occupational Safety;...
Utah Deaf Videoconferencing Model: Providing Vocational Services Via Technology
Rural areas often face limited services when working with clients who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Some of these limitations may include a lack of interpreters, lack of social resources, and a lack of cultural, language, and legal understanding on...
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