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Work and employment play a crucial role in the social participation and integration of all members of society. Gainful employment generates income and can contribute to one's self-fulfillment and self-esteem.
It is, therefore, of paramount importance to gain a better understanding of the work and employment situation faced by persons with disabilities. Our research focuses on the various determinants and consequences of vocational (re)integration of persons with SCI.