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Employment: Employment Services
(Assessment / Information / Training / Placement)
Disability Specific: Brain Injury


If you are a Disabled Veteran, please also visit Disabled Veteran Support: Employment.


National
Employment Services by State:   NY / OR    (Official USPS State Abbreviations)


National


New Sign America's Heroes at Work: Hire Qualified Veterans and Learn how to Accommodate Wounded Warriors is a guide for employers of wounded warriors from the U.S. Department of Labor America's Heroes at Work project. This guide covers creating a culturally sensitive new hire orientation plan, understanding your responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disclosure concerns, and knowing where to obtain free, one-on-one guidance on job accommodations.

New Sign Employment after Traumatic Brain Injury discusses barriers to employment, overcoming barriers and help for finding and keeping a job after experiencing traumatic brain injury.

New Sign Understanding Brain Injury: A Guide for Employers Identifying accommodations and implementing workplace modifications can be challenging. This is a complete guide from the Mayo Clinic and Brainline.org for employers on hiring individuals with Brain Injury. In addition the Vocational Case Coordinator employed at the Mayo Brain Rehabilitation Program is available to assist you with this process, and provide additional information about brain injury. The Vocational Case Coordinator may be reached at 507-255-3116.


State Listings


New York

PRALID, located in Rochester, New York offers specialized employment services to adults with brain injury and other neurological disorders. They offer a range of services, assisting the consumer with developing a career plan, gaining employment skills, locating an employer and maintaining employment. For more information, call (585) 442-6420 or e-mail info@pralid.org.


Oregon

Community Rehabilitation Services of Oregon Supporting Employment for Adults With Acquired Brain Injury: A Conceptual Model - CRSO is a client-centered and community based program which provides medical rehabilitation services for persons with acquired brain injuries, ADHD coaching and vocational services to adults with disabilities. CRSO is dedicated to supporting clients and their families in their recovery process as well as with integration into the community and vocational realm. The website has a library of reading materials on employment and links For more information contact: CRSO, Vikki L. Vandiver, DrPH; Jan Johnson, MS; Carol Christofero-Snider, MS at 1501 Pearl Street, Eugene, Oregon 97401 or send e-mail to comrehab@aol.com or Phone: (541)342-1980 or Fax: (541) 342-6207,

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