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Week of January 15, 2018

In the News this Week

Romero, McKenzie. “Lawsuit Accuses Utah Agencies of Segregating, Isolating Disabled Adults in Care Facilities.”

Cates-Carney, Corin. “Budget Cuts Grow State Developmental Disability Workload by Six Times.” Montana Public Radio.

News from Abroad

Vale, Jon. “Majority of Disability Benefit Claimants Being Left with Not Enough to Live On, Campaigners Warn.” The Independent

Recent Articles

Alverson, Charlotte, and Scott Yamamoto. “VR Employment Outcomes of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Decade in the Making.” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 48, no. 1, 2018, pp. 151–162.

Balogun-Mwangi, O., E.S. Rogers, M. Maru, and C. Magee. “Vocational Peer Support: Results of a Qualitative Study.” Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 2017, online ahead of print.

Banks, Lena M., Hannah Kuper, and Sarah Polack. “Poverty and Disability in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.” PLOS ONE, vol. 12, no. 12, 2017, online only.

Hellström, L., T. Madsen, M. Nordentoft, P. Bech, and L.F. Eplov. “Trajectories of Return to Work Among People on Sick Leave with Mood or Anxiety Disorders: Secondary Analysis from a Randomized Controlled Trial.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Kocman, A., and G. Weber. “Assessment of Job Satisfaction in People with Intellectual Disabilities: Towards Best-Practice Recommendations.” Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017, online ahead of print.

Laukkala, T., S. Heikinheimo, A. Vuokko, I.S. Junttila, and K. Tuisku. “Subjective and Objective Measures of Function and Return to Work: An Observational Study with a Clinical Psychiatric Cohort.” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2017, online ahead of print.

Mlynaryk, C., M. Laberge, and M. Martin. “School-to-Work Transition for Youth with Severe Physical Disabilities: Stakeholder Perspectives.” Work, vol. 58, no. 4, 2017, pp. 427–438.

Molfenter, Nancy, Ellie Hartman, Jenny Neugart, Beth Swedeen, Shannon Webb, Matthew Roskowski, and Amanda Schlegelmilch. “Harnessing the Power of Community Conversations to Improve Transition Outcomes for Youth with IDD.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2018, online ahead of print.

Pinilla-Roncancio, Mónica. “The Reality of Disability: Multidimensional Poverty of People with Disability and Their Families in Latin America.” Disability and Health Journal, 2017, online ahead of print.

Pogoda, T.K., K.F. Carlson, K.E. Gormley, and S.G. Resnick. “Supported Employment for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury: Provider Perspectives.” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Schaap, R., A. de Wind, P. Coenen, K. Proper, and C. Boot. “The Effects of Exit from Work on Health Across Different Socioeconomic Groups: A Systematic Literature Review.” Social Science & Medicine, vol. 198, 2018, pp. 36–45.

U.S. Government Accountability Office. “Social Security Disability: Additional Measures and Evaluation Needed to Enhance Accuracy and Consistency of Hearings Decisions.” Report No. GAO-18-37. Washington, DC: Government Accountability Office, 2018.

Zirkel, Perry A., and Cathy Skidmore. “Judicial Appeal of Due Process Hearing Rulings: The Extent and Direction of Decisional Change.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2018, online ahead of print.