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The Torneo Project for Professional Reintegration of People with Acquired Brain Injury

  • Engelien Lannoo
  • Wilfried Brusselmans
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 79)

Abstract

Although brain injuries often result in permanent unemployment, many survivors remain motivated to work and identify it as a primary rehabilitation goal. The European Torneo project offered the opportunity to realise a specialised training program for professional rehabilitation of brain injured people who are functionally independent in activities of daily living and want to return to work or school.

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Acquire Brain Injury Functional Rehabilitation Professional Rehabilitation 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Engelien Lannoo
    • 1
  • Wilfried Brusselmans
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Locomotor and Neurological RehabilitationUniversity HospitalDe PintelaanGent Belgium

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