NRA Publications and Journals

NRA full members receive the quarterly Journal of Rehabilitation, an internationally-acclaimed scholarly journal on the cutting-edge of rehabilitation research. Members also receive Contemporary Rehab, the bi-monthly newsletter filled with the latest rehabilitation and membership news. Members also have the opportunity to purchase other NRA publications at reduced rates, such as the Switzer Monographs, a report from our annual seminar on the latest trends in rehabilitation; the Handbook for Rehabilitation Advocacy, designed to help you shape legislative policy and reform; and other special publications produced by NRA chapters, regions and divisions.

 Contemporary Rehab

Contemporary Rehab is the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) membership's full color magazine/newsletter distributed bimonthly to 5,600 NRA members throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and eight foreign countries. Contemporary Rehab features an expanded format that keeps members informed on relevant legislative directives, trends in rehabilitation, and leadership activities on all levels - chapters, regions and divisions, training conferences, new products and services.

2018 CR Newsletter Article Submissions

Article Submission Deadline
(3rd Wednesday Prior to the Publishing Month)

Publishing Month

February 2, 2018 February 
March 30, 2018 April
May 25, 2018 June
July 27, 2018 August
September 28, 2018  October
 November 30, 2018 December 

Article Submission Deadlines:
To submit an article, please click here. All articles will be subject to review and approval by the NRA Executive Director. 



 Journal of Rehabilitation

The Journal of Rehabilitation is an internationally acclaimed publication in the forefront of rehabilitation research for university professors, rehabilitation professionalism, and consumers. Editorial content reflects the broad perspectives of the Association's membership. Articles are written by professionals in the fields of rehabilitation and are peer-reviewed. Published quarterly by the National Rehabilitation Association, a nonprofit professional membership organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities.

U.S. Subscription Rate: $115 
Canadian Subscription Rate: $125  

Foreign Subscription Rate: $155

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*Discounts available to agency subscriptions.

Interested in submitting an article for publication in our Journal? 
Click here to view JOR article submission requirements. Articles are written by professionals in the field of rehabilitation, and are peer-reviewed. They should present, describe, and discuss rehabilitation concepts and related research. They should also follow the style requirements of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling

The Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling is published quarterly. The Journal is free to NRCA members in either a hard copy printed format or in a PDF or accessible MS Word format. 

For non-members, the subscription price for the hard copy printed format is $100.00 per year (Domestic) and $125.00 (Canadian and Foreign). Single issue copies are $25.00 (Domestic) and $35 ( Canadian and Foreign). Special issue copies are $35.00 (Domestic) and $45 (Canadian and Foreign). Please note, purchase of single issue copies, including special issues, are based on availability. 

The Journal is also available in an electronic format either in a PDF or accessible MS Word version. The non-member subscription rate for either the PDF or accessible MS Word format is $50 per year, and the cost for single issues in electronic format is $25.

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 Advertisement Opportunities

Journal of Rehabiliation Advertisement Opportunities:
Subscriptions to The Journal of Rehabilitation include members of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA), libraries, institutions of higher learning, hospitals, and departments of human services in the United States and more than 22 countries around the world.  NRA members consist of rehabilitation professionals, including administrators, counselors, job placement specialists, secretaries, vocational evaluators, instructors, independent living providers, business and industry representatives.  Also represented are physiatrists, physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, specialists serving blind and deaf persons, hospital administrators, workshop and rehabilitation facility personnel, nursing home personnel, persons with disabilities, family members and other interested citizens. 
NRA is the oldest, largest and strongest advocate for persons with disabilities! Circulation:6,000

To Advertise in our Journal, 
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to download the printable form.

Contemporary Rehab Advertisement Opportunities:
Our quarterly Newsletter reaches over 5,000 members. It is a great opportunity to promote your services and products to our members.

To advertise in our Contemporary Rehab Newsletter, 
Click here to download the rate sheet.

Exhibit and Advertise at our annual conference:
Our National Annual Training Conference brings together rehabilitative and assistive technology (AT) professionals nationwide, supporting individuals with disabilities, to become actively engaged in our communities, to gain new knowledge in our field and to network with colleagues and industry nationwide. We invite you to take this opportunity to reserve an exhibit table, where you can connect with the Midwest and National rehabilitation and AT market, as well as reach out to more than 300 expected attendees for this year’s conference. For information on exhibiting, visit the Annual Conference Exhibit page.

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