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State Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

T he process of returning to work and maintaining employment can be prob-lematic and pose unique challenges for many individuals with acquired injuries (for example, traumatic brain injury [TBI]) and chronic medical conditions due to transient and long-term sequelae associated with their disabilities (Schonbrun, Kampfe, & Sales, 2007; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999; Van Baalen, Odding, Maas, Ribbers, Bergen, & Stam, 2003).