Achieving Competitive Customized Employment through Specialized Services - Veterans: ACCESS-VETS
Lisa A. Ottomanelli
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June 2021 -
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Restoring employment is an important rehabilitation goal for Veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) because employment impacts both quality of life (QOL) and longevity. Due to the medical complexity of SCI, however, these Veterans face unique employment barriers that are not adequately addressed by current Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) vocational services. Vocational services for Veterans with SCI need to address these employment barriers, which relate to physical health, finances, time fo...