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Week of June 10, 2019

In the News this Week

Carrns, Ann. “Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly.” The New York Times.

Wadhwani, Anita, and Mike Reicher. “Disability Denials: Congressman Calls for Federal Investigation into Eligibility Decisions.” Nashville Tennessean.

Kindy, Kimberly. “He Doesn’t Speak English. Should That Be Considered in an Application for Disability Benefits?The Washington Post.

Rife, Luanne. “Influx of Navy Vets May Swamp VA Disability System Just as It Was Righting the Ship, Secretary Says.” The Roanoke Times.

News from Abroad

Forrest, Adam. “DWP Accused of ‘Rewarding Failure’ After Companies Given £630m for More Disability Benefit Tests.” The Independent.

Recent Articles

Boles, M., J. Ganz, S. Hagan-Burke, E.R. Hong, L.C. Neely, J.L. Davis, and D. Zhang. “Effective Interventions in Teaching Employment Skills to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Single-Case Meta-Analysis.” Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 6, no. 2, 2019, pp. 200–215.

Brendle, Janna L., Robin H. Lock, and Lisa A. Smith. “Quality Job Indicators for Individuals with Learning Disabilities.” Journal of Vocational Education & Training, vol. 71, no. 2, 2019, pp. 201–217.

Davis, M.T., and I.K. Cumming. “Practical Strategies for Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for Students with EBD.” Preventing School Failure, 2019, online ahead of print.

Gelfman, R., and J.J. Hill III. “Rehabilitating the Injured/Ill Worker to Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI).” Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 2019, online ahead of print.

Gouskova, Elena. “Why Self-Employment Rates Are Higher Among People with Work Limitations.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2019, online ahead of print.

McGarity, Stephen V., and Mary A. Caplan. “Living Outside the Financial Mainstream: Alternative Financial Service Use Among People with Disabilities.” Journal of Poverty, vol. 23, no. 4, 2019, pp. 317–335.

Nevala, N., I. Pehkonen, A. Teittinen, H.T. Vesala, P. Pörtfors, and H. Anttila. “The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Interventions on the Employment and Functioning of People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Systematic Review.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

O'Keeffe, Lynsey, Suzanne Guerin, John McEvoy, Karen Lockhart, and Philip Dodd. “The Process of Developing Self-Report Measures in Intellectual Disability: A Case Study of a Complicated Grief Scale.” British Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 47, no. 2, 2019, pp. 134–144.

Ostrow, Laysha, Carina Smith, Darby Penney, and Martha Shumway. “‘It Suits My Needs’: Self-Employed Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities and Small Businesses.” Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, vol. 42, no. 2, 2019, pp. 121–131.

Pellegrini, L.C., and K.H. Geissler. “Supplemental Security Income Enrollment and Health Care and Social Assistance Employment and Wages.” The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 2019, online ahead of print.

Shandra, Carrie L. “Disability Segregation in Volunteer Work.” Sociological Perspectives, 2019, online ahead of print.

Sutton, B.S., L. Ottomanelli, E. Njoh, S. Barnett, and L. Goetz. “Economic Evaluation of a Supported Employment Program for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

Terrill, Alexandra L., and Ivan R. Molton. “Frequency and Impact of Midlife Stressors Among Men and Women with Physical Disability.” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 41, no. 15, 2019, pp. 1760–1767.