Supported Employment

Provides ongoing one-on-one supports to a person in their efforts to obtain, maintain, and advance in competitive employment in integrated work settings. Employment can be on a full or part time basis, during traditional or nontraditional workdays, and in settings where the person is afforded the opportunity to work with others, the majority of whom are without disabilities.

Brain injury can leave an individual with a number of persistent impairments that interfere with finding and keeping a job.
 These problems may be:
  • Cognitive - Difficulties with attention, memory, communication,reasoning, and problem-solving. 
  • Physical - Weakness or lack of coordination in arms or legs, impaired vision, fatigue, sleep problems. 
  • Emotional- Vulnerability to depression, difficulty controlling anger or anxiety.
  • Behavioral - Being impulsive, difficulty initiating or sustaining behavior.