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Week of July 10, 2017

In the News this Week

Weiss-Tisman, Howard. “State Wants Adults with Developmental Disabilities To Have More Say In Life Choices.” Vermont Public Radio.

Shesgreen, Deidre. “Senate GOP Health Bill Could Cost Missouri Millions of Dollars in Medicaid Money.” USATODAY.

Rowland, Daryl. “Capitol Insider: White House Claim About Ohio Medicaid Rollback Called False.” The Columbus Dispatch.

Anderson, Virginia. “Crippling Medicaid Cuts Could Upend Rural Health Services.” Kaiser Health News. 

Recent Articles

Birkeland Nielsen, Morten, Jan S. Emberland, and Stein Knardahl. “Workplace Bullying as a Predictor of Disability Retirement: A Prospective Registry Study of Norwegian Employees.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol. 59, no. 7, 2017, pp. 609–614.

Chaney, Paul. “Comparative Analysis of Civil Society and State Discourse on Disabled People’s Rights and Welfare in Southeast Asia 2010–16.” Asian Studies Review, vol. 41, no. 3, 2017, pp. 405–423.

Hall, J.P., C. Ipsen, N.K. Kurth, C. Chambless, S. McCormick, and R. Goe. “Under-Representation of Certain Disability Groups by the American Community Survey (ACS).” Disability and Health Journal, 2017, online ahead of print.

Hatfield, Megan, Marita Falkmer, Torbjorn Falkmer, and Marina Ciccarelli. “'Leaps of Faith': Parents’ and Professionals’ Viewpoints on Preparing Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum for Leaving School.” Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, vol. 17, no. 3, 2017, pp. 187–197.

Hirano, Kara A., Lina Shanley, S.A. Garbacz, Dawn A. Rowe, Lauren Lindstrom, and Leslie D. Leve. “Validating a Model of Motivational Factors Influencing Involvement for Parents of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities.” Remedial and Special Education, 2017, online ahead of print.

Huang, S., W. Chi, K. Chang, C. Yen, H. Liao, R. Escorpizo, and T. Liou. “World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 as an Objective Assessment Tool for Predicting Return to Work After a Stroke.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Mitchell, W., B. Beresford, J. Brooks, N. Moran, and C. Glendinning. “Taking on Choice and Control in Personal Care and Support: The Experiences of Physically Disabled Young Adults.” Journal of Social Work, vol. 17, no. 4, 2017, pp. 413–433.

Mustard, C.A., K. Skivington, M. Lay, M. Lifshen, J. Etches, and A. Chambers. “Implementation of a Disability Management Policy in a Large Healthcare Employer: A Quasi-Experimental, Mixed-Methods Evaluation.” BMJ Open, vol. 7, no. 6, 2017, online only.

Suhr, J.A., C. Cook, and B. Morgan. “Assessing Functional Impairment in ADHD: Concerns for Validity of Self-Report.” Psychological Injury and Law, vol. 10, no. 2, 2017, pp. 151–160.

Sullivan, M., H. Adams, P. Thibault, E. Moore, J.S. Carriere, and C. Larivière. “Return to Work Helps Maintain Treatment Gains in the Rehabilitation of Whiplash Injury.” Pain, vol. 158, no. 5, 2017, pp. 980–987.

Wickström, A., M. Fagerström, L. Wickström, G. Granåsen, C. Dahle, M. Vrethem, and P. Sundström. “The Impact of Adjusted Work Conditions and Disease-Modifying Drugs on Work Ability in Multiple Sclerosis.” Multiple Sclerosis, vol. 23, no. 8, 2017, pp. 1137–1147.

Williams, Marian E., Barbara Y. Wheeler, Lisa Linder, and Robert A. Jacobs. “Evolving Definitions of Autism and Impact on Eligibility for Developmental Disability Services: California Case Example.” Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 55, no. 3, 2017, pp. 192–209.