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Vocational assessment and intervention for people with epilepsy

Chaplin, John LU (2005) In Epilepsia 46(s1). p.55-56
Abstract
Employment restrictions have been experienced by many people with epilepsy. In many cases, the restrictions are unjustified and based on stigma or a stereotypical image of the person with epilepsy. Unjustifiable restrictions are a form of discrimination and lead to unemployment and underemployment. Unfortunately, much of the research in this area has been difficult to interpret because of differences in the definition of "people with epilepsy" and differences in the definition of "employment restrictions or problems." I report on an attempt to develop a classification structure and examine some survey results collected by the IBE Employment Commission from professionals and people with epilepsy concerning the sources of employment... (More)
Employment restrictions have been experienced by many people with epilepsy. In many cases, the restrictions are unjustified and based on stigma or a stereotypical image of the person with epilepsy. Unjustifiable restrictions are a form of discrimination and lead to unemployment and underemployment. Unfortunately, much of the research in this area has been difficult to interpret because of differences in the definition of "people with epilepsy" and differences in the definition of "employment restrictions or problems." I report on an attempt to develop a classification structure and examine some survey results collected by the IBE Employment Commission from professionals and people with epilepsy concerning the sources of employment restrictions and possible methods to overcome these restrictions. (Less)
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vocational assessment, epilepsy, work, rehabilitation
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Epilepsia
volume
46
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s1
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55 - 56
publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
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  • wos:000227344900017
  • scopus:14944378594
ISSN
0013-9580
DOI
10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.461017.x
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English
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yes
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  abstract     = {Employment restrictions have been experienced by many people with epilepsy. In many cases, the restrictions are unjustified and based on stigma or a stereotypical image of the person with epilepsy. Unjustifiable restrictions are a form of discrimination and lead to unemployment and underemployment. Unfortunately, much of the research in this area has been difficult to interpret because of differences in the definition of "people with epilepsy" and differences in the definition of "employment restrictions or problems." I report on an attempt to develop a classification structure and examine some survey results collected by the IBE Employment Commission from professionals and people with epilepsy concerning the sources of employment restrictions and possible methods to overcome these restrictions.},
  author       = {Chaplin, John},
  issn         = {0013-9580},
  keyword      = {vocational assessment,epilepsy,work,rehabilitation},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {s1},
  pages        = {55--56},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  series       = {Epilepsia},
  title        = {Vocational assessment and intervention for people with epilepsy},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0013-9580.2005.461017.x},
  volume       = {46},
  year         = {2005},
}