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ERIC Number: EJ1083106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 4
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ISSN: ISSN-2168-6653
Reported Use of and Satisfaction with Vocational Rehabilitation Services among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons
Dispenza, Franco; Hunter, Tameeka
Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, v29 n4 p421-424 2015
Purpose: Reported use of and satisfaction rates of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services among a small sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons living with various chronic illness and disability (CID) conditions in the United States were explored. Method: Data were pulled from a larger data set that was collected via the Internet. A quantitative research design using descriptive statistics and Pearson chi-square tests were used to analyze the data. Results: Sexual minorities living with various CID conditions are presenting to VR for vocational services. Sexual minority women- and bisexual-identified persons were more likely to report dissatisfaction with VR services than gay men. Conclusions: LGBT persons are experiencing an array of CID conditions and using VR services. More consideration of LGBT issues in rehabilitation counseling is necessary.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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