Barriers to employment in spinal cord injury.

Short Title:
Barriers to employment in spinal cord injury. The 8th World Congress of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association (IRMA VIII), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 31-Sept. 4 1997, p807-810
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J38731.
Journal:
8th World Congress of the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association (IRMA VIII), Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 31-Sept. 4 1997
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1997, vol. N/A, issue , pp 807-810
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Study of barriers to employment perceived by individual with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Data are from survey interviews with 77 persons with SCI. Barriers identified include inadequate transportation, loss of benefits when employed, lack of accommodations, inability to take time off for health-related reasons, and loss of Medicaid/Medicare when employed. In addition to perceived employment barriers, data reported include nature of injury, employment status, income level, and receipt of attendant services.
Author(s):
Fiedler, I.; Indermuehle, D.
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