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Forum Archives

The CSDP hosts a lunchtime seminar series providing decision makers and others with an opportunity to hear about the latest disability policy research findings and discuss implications for disability policy. Experts from the center and invited speakers present recently released findings and lead discussions about their policy implications. You can access transcripts and recordings from previous forums at the links below.


Rebalancing Long-Term Care Services and Supports (February 20, 2014)


Revitalization Through Regulation? The Impacts of 2008 Regulatory Changes on the Ticket to Work Program (December 12, 2013)
Disability Research and Policy: New Evidence and Promising Ideas (October 15 and 16, 2013)
New Data on Efforts to Reduce Hospitalization and Nursing Home Care Among High-Risk Medicaid Beneficiaries (June 6, 2013)
Young Social Security Disability Beneficiaries and Early Intervention to Increase Their Employment (April 3, 2013)
Growing Pains: How Disability, Risky Behaviors, and Expectations During Youth Influence Early Adult Outcomes (February 2013)


SSA's Disability Programs: New Findings on the Dynamics of Employment and Health (December 2012)
Obstacles and Opportunities: The U.S. Economy, State VR Programs, and SSDI Beneficiaries (October 4, 2012)
Coordinating Care and Services for Dual Eligibles: Bringing Medicare and Medicaid Together for People with High Needs and High Costs (June 2012)
The Future for Young Americans with Disabilities: Economic Success or Dependence? (May 2012)
Causes of the Chasm: Factors That Impact Employment Among Persons with Disabilities (March 2012)
The Transition to 21st-Century Disability Policy in an Era of Fiscal Austerity: A Road Map (January 2012)

2011 Forums

Speaking for Themselves: Including People with Disabilities in Survey Research (October 27, 2011)
Federal Spending for People with Disabilities: Continuing Society's Commitment While Reducing the Deficit (June 2011)
The Accelerated Benefits Demonstration and Evaluation Project: Impacts on Health and Employment at 12 Months
(April 2011)
SSA’s Youth Transition Demonstration Projects: Delivering Employment-Focused Services and Waivers to Youth with Disabilities (March 2011)

2010 Forums

Social Security Reform: The Consequences of Shrinking the Safety Net for Older Workers with Disabilities (December 2010)
New Approaches to Ensuring Access to Benefits for Disenfranchised Populations (October 2010)
A Dynamic Perspective on the Employment of Social Security Disability Beneficiaries (May 2010)
Staying Employed: Early Intervention for Adults with Potentially Disabling Conditions (March 2010)
Is a Makeover Needed for Federal Funding of Vocational Rehabilitation Services? (January 2010)

2009 Forums

Disability and Poverty: What Is the Connection and What Should We Do About It? (December 2009)
Current Status and Policy Implications of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration (September 2009)
Making Government Work for People with Disabilities: Data-Driven Policy (May 2009)
How Will Health System Reform Address the Needs of Working-Age People with Disabilities? (March 2009)
Addressing the Needs of TANF Recipients with Disabilities: Opportunities Within and Outside of TANF (January 2009)

2008 Forums

Cash and Counseling: An Innovative Model for Consumer Choice Policies (November 2008)
The Employment and Work Aspirations of People with Disabilities (September 2008)