Consumer-Centered Vocational Rehabilitation Strategies for Stroke Survivors: Implications for the Post-Coronavirus Era

Phillip D. Rumrill, Lynn C. Koch, Bower Walt, Amy E. Rumrill

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Abstract

In this article, we describe stroke survivors as an emerging vocational rehabilitation (VR) clientele. Following an overview of the incidence, prevalence, and impact of stroke, the authors present strategies to meet the service and support needs of Americans with stroke across the phases of the VR process. The importance of individualized case planning, employer consultation, workplace accommodations, interface with medical and mental health professionals, and implications of the Coronavirus pandemic is emphasized throughout the article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-14
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Preparation of this article was partly funded by the United States Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, in the amount of 3.5 million under Cooperative Agreement No. OD-32548-18-75-4-21. This document does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Governmen

Publisher Copyright:
© Copyright 2022 National Rehabilitation Counseling Association (NRCA).

Keywords

  • Covid-19
  • employment
  • stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chiropractic
  • Analysis
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Applied Psychology

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