Predictors of Job-Seeking Behavior Among Persons with Visual Impairments

Leonard, Robin
September 2002
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Sep2002, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p635
Academic Journal
Abstract: This follow-up study of 60 nonworking persons with visual impairments who contacted a vision rehabilitation agency for vocational placement services over a five-year period found that the absence of other health or physical conditions and being unemployed one year or less were significant predictors of job-seeking behavior.


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