Employment after spinal cord injury: How do you get there?
Abstract: Video presentation talks about concerns that individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) have when thinking about returning to or finding new employment for the first time after a SCI including insurance, financial, and accessibility issues, and health problems. Three panelists, injured at different points during their lives (high school, college, and on the job), share their experiences, the different paths they took to re-enter the workforce, tips for navigating challenges, and talk about the importance of self-advocacy. In addition to the panelists, a rehabilitation counselor discusses the role of the rehabilitation counselor, what types of services are available, possible funding, accommodations, and self-advocacy. Run time: 78 minutes.
NARIC Accession Number: O19198
Project Number: H133N110009.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2013.
Descriptor Terms: ADVOCACY, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT REENTRY, INDEPENDENT LIVING, PARAPLEGIA, POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, QUALITY OF LIFE, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, WORK TRANSITION.