Date of Award

Summer 7-1988

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


A discussion of the incidence and prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is presented. A focus on the cognitive deficits and vocational rehabilitation is maintained throughout the paper. Cognitive deficits such as language, memory, and communication skills are discussed. Common rehabilitation appraches are presented for cognitive rehabilitation. Vocational rehabilitation and components of the services network utilized for IBI rehabilitation are described. The cost effectiveness of the TBI rehabilitation model is discussed. Exemplary programs for both cognitive and vocational rehabilitation are described.