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Over 50 disabilities covered in an easy to use resource on the primary disabilities encountered by professionals in vocational rehabilitation, plus seven resource chapters.


The Disability Handbook

2017 Edition 

ISBN: 978-0-9853389-5-4

Edited by: 

    Jason Andrew, Ph.D. 

    M. Jean Andrew, J.D.


softcover  •  spiral binding  •  $54 plus S&H 

To order paper copies: contact Jason Andrew at 573.317.0907 or 573.286.0418.


To order ebooks: click on  link below



  • For universities or colleges in teaching medical aspects of disability.


  • For students preparing to take the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor examination.  


  • As a desk reference for practicing counselors and case managers.


  • 272 pages of valuable information on specific disabilities and their impact on employability.



  •    Affective Disorders (Depression/Bipolar)
  •    Aging and Disability
  •    Albinism
  •    Allergies
  •    Amputations
  •    Arthritis
  •    Asperger's Syndrome
  •    Asthma
  •    Autism (adult)
  •    Burns
  •    Cancer
  •    Cardiovascular Disorders
  •    Carpal-Tunnel Syndrome
  •    Cerebral Palsy
  •    Chronic Illness
  •    Co-Occuring Disorders & Co-Existing Disabilities
  •    Deaf-Blind
  •    Deafness and Hearing Impairment
  •    Delusional (Paranoid) Disorders
  •    Diabetes Mellitus
  •    Eating Disorders
  •    Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic
  •    Fibromyalgia
  •    Fractures
  •    Hemophilia
  •    H.I.V. (Aids)
  •    Learning Disability
  •    Low Back Pain (Chronic)
  •    Mental Retardation
  •    Motor Neuron Diseases
  •    Movement Disorders
  •    Multiple Sclerosis
  •    Obesity
  •    Pain
  •    (Pain) Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  •    Personality Disorders
  •    Post-Polio Syndrome
  •    Posttraumatic Stress Disorders
  •    Prosthethetics, The ABC's
  •    Renal Kidney Disease
  •    Respiratory Disorders
  •    Schizophrenic Disorders
  •    Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy)
  •    Sickle Cell Anemia
  •    Sleep Disorders
  •    Spina Bifida
  •    Spinal Cord Injury
  •    Stroke
  •    Substance Related and Addictive Disorders
  •    Traumatic Brain Injury

                  OTHER RESOURCES

  •    Eligibility Determination
  •    Initial Interview Dictation Guide
  •    Glossary of Common Medical Terms
  •    Common Drugs In General Use
  •    Overview of Psychotropic Medications 
  •    Herbal Medicines
  •    Commonly Used Abbreviations and Prefixes

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Look for our display table at the Fall and Spring NCRE conferences. We will have all of our books available for you to browse and, as always, the books will be put in the silent auction to help fund student travel to NCRE conferences.



  • The 2017 edition of the Disability Handbook has just been released.
  • Case Management for the Health, Human, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
  • Psychology of Disability (second edition).
  • Click on Textbooks on the left part of this page and then click on Coming Soon to see other books that are currently in press.
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