Date of Award
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.
Brown, Laura B., "The impact of traumatic brain injury on the rehabilitation process : a literature review" (1988). Electronic Dissertations and Theses. 3.