Disability News and Research
A weekly summary of selected disability news and findings from around the world.
In the News
Week of February March 3, 2014
In the News
In the News This Week:
Wolf, Richard. “Court to Reopen Debate over Executing Mentally Disabled.” USA TODAY.
Liptak, Adam. “Justices Hear Florida Case on Measuring Inmates’ Mental Disabilities.” The New York Times.
Needham, Vicki. “Budget Includes Billions for Job Training, Apprenticeship Programs.” The Hill.
Adams, Chris. “VA’s Time to Resolve Disability Appeals Shoots Up, Lagging Department’s Goals.” McClatchy DC.
Banks, James, Carl Emmerson, and Gemma Tetlow. “Effect of Pensions and Disability Benefits on Retirement in the UK.” NBER Working Paper #19907. Cambridge, MA: The National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014.
Cavendish, Wendy. “Academic Attainment During Commitment and Postrelease Education-Related Outcomes of Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth with and Without Disabilities.” Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders, vol. 22, no. 1, 2014, pp. 41–52.
Ervasti, J., J. Vahtera, J. Pentti, T. Oksanen, K. Ahola, M. Kivimäki, and M. Virtanen. “Depression-Related Work Disability: Socioeconomic Inequalities in Onset, Duration and Recurrence.” Plos One, vol. 8, no. 11, 2013, online only.
Grandisson, Marie, Michèle Hébert, and Rachel Thibeault. “A Systematic Review on How to Conduct Evaluations in Community-Based Rehabilitation.” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 36, no. 4, 2014, pp. 265–275.
Lindsay, S., T. Adams, R. Sanford, C. McDougall, S. Kingsnorth, and D. Menna-Dack. “Employers’ and Employment Counselors’ Perceptions of Desirable Skills for Entry-Level Positions for Adolescents: How Does it Differ for Youth with Disabilities?” Disability and Society, 2014, online ahead of print.
Miller, Nancy A., Adele Kirk, Michael J. Kaiser, and Lukas Glos. “The Relation Between Health Insurance and Health Care Disparities Among Adults with Disabilities.” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 104, no. 3, 2014, pp. e85–e93.
Noben, Cindy Y.G., Silvia M.A.A. Evers, Frans J. Nijhuis, and Angelique E. de Rijk. “Quality Appraisal of Generic Self-Reported Instruments Measuring Health-Related Productivity Changes: A Systematic Review.” BMC Public Health, vol. 14, no. 115, 2014, online only.
Plotner, Anthony J., and Kathleen J. Marshall. “Navigating University Policies to Support Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2014, online ahead of print.
Schaafsma, F.G., K. Whelan, A.J. van der Beek, L.C. van der Es-Lambeek, A. Ojajärvi, and J.H. Verbeek. “Physical Conditioning as Part of a Return to Work Strategy to Reduce Sickness Absence for Workers with Back Pain.” The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol. 8, 2013, online only.
Streibelt, M., and M. Bethge. “Effects of Intensified Work-Related Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation on Occupational Participation: A Randomized-Controlled Trial in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders.” International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, vol. 37, no. 1, 2014, pp. 61–66.
Synnot, Anneliese, Sophie Hill, Michael Summers, and Michael Taylor. “Comparing Face-to-Face and Online Qualitative Research with People with Multiple Sclerosis.” Qualitative Health Research, 2014, online ahead of print.
Viola, D., P.S. Arno, J.G. Byrnes, and E.A. Doran. “The Postpediatrician Transition: A Life Span Care Perspective.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, vol. 24, no. 4, 2014, pp. 238–246.
Wik, Sigrid E., and Jan Tøssebro. “Motivation for Work Among Non-Working Disabled People in Norway in a Life Course Perspective.” ALTER—European Journal of Disability Research/Revue Européenne De Recherche Sur Le Handicap, vol. 8, no. 1, 2014, pp. 40–52.