Elizabeth da Silva Cardoso

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OBJECTIVE Examine disparities in vocational rehabilitation (VR) services for Hispanic clients with traumatic brain injury. DESIGN Logistic regression analysis of secondary data. PARTICIPANTS Five thousand eight hundred thirty-one European American and Hispanic clients. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Type of services and employment status. RESULTS European(More)
BACKGROUND Obtaining and maintaining suitable employment can be a significant challenge for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). OBJECTIVE The objective of this article is to identify what vocational rehabilitation (VR) services helped MS clients obtain and maintain employment, after controlling for the effect of demographic covariates and(More)
BACKGROUND This study investigated the association of state vocational rehabilitation services in the USA and work outcomes of cancer survivors who were unemployed prior to receipt of services. METHODS Administrative data obtained during fiscal year 2005 from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) database consisting of 1,201 closed cases with(More)
BACKGROUND Young adult cancer survivors report difficulties related to employment. This study investigated the association of vocational services on work in young cancer survivors unemployed prior to receipt of services. METHODS Administrative data obtained for years 2004 and 2005 from the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) database was used in(More)
This study examined the canonical relationships between a set of life skill variables and a set of subjective well-being variables among a national sample of vocational rehabilitation clients in the USA. Self-direction, work tolerance, general employability, and self-care were related to physical, family and social, and financial well-being. This analysis(More)
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