Back to Work? Options after a Neurological Disability

Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D and Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, M.A.

Whether a person is returning to work or searching for that first job after a brain injury, becoming employed can be more complicated than simply finding work. This tip card has information to help adults with brain injury identify and consider possible concerns as well as needs for support and accommodations on the job. It frankly discusses the pros and cons of employment when an adult has a disability.

There are many challenges and options for working when a person has a brain injury. They are identified along with strategies for negotiating accommodations for physical and cognitive impairments. This tip card has information with strategies for discussing job safety, work schedules, and effective communication with supervisors and co-workers after traumatic brain injury.

Details
Item WBAC
Pages 8
Year 2007 second edition