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A weekly summary of selected disability news and findings from around the world.

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Week of April 15, 2019

In the News this Week

Oliviero, Helena. “Georgia Colleges Make Room for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Kime, Patricia. “VA Needs to Improve Head Injury Disability Evaluation System, Study Finds.” Military.com.

News from Abroad

Morton, Rick. “Disabled Young People Still Living in Nursing Homes.” The Australian.

Butler, Patrick. “DWP to Restore Disability Benefits of Woman It Called ‘Lying Bitch.’The Guardian.

Recent Articles

Aitken, Z., J.A. Simpson, L. Gurrin, R. Bentley, and A.M. Kavanagh. “Do Material, Psychosocial and Behavioural Factors Mediate the Relationship Between Disability Acquisition and Mental Health? A Sequential Causal Mediation Analysis.” International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 47, no. 3, 2018, pp. 829–840.

Cushing, L.S., M. Parker-Katz, L.S. Athamanah, S.A. Walte, and K.M. Pose. “Transition Trends Associated with Topic Focus Since 1990: A Literature Review.” Remedial and Special Education, 2019, online ahead of print.

Dell’Armo, Kristin A., and Marc J. Tassé. “The Role of Adaptive Behavior and Parent Expectations in Predicting Post-School Outcomes for Young Adults with Intellectual Disability.” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 49, no. 4, 2019, pp. 1638–1651.

Doesburg, D., A. Vennegoor, B.M.J. Uitdehaag, and B.W. van Oosten. “High Work Absence Around Time of Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis Is Associated with Fatigue and Relapse Rate.” Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, vol. 31, 2019, pp. 32–37.

Haukenes, Inger, Jesper Löve, Gunnel Hensing, Ann K. Knudsen, Simon Øverland, Jussi Vahtera, Børge Sivertsen, Grethe S. Tell, and Jens C. Skogen. “Inequity in Disability Pension: An Intersectional Analysis of the Co-Constitution of Gender, Education and Age. The Hordaland Health Study.” Critical Public Health, vol. 29, no. 3, 2019, pp. 302–313.

Math, Suresh B., Guru S. Gowda, Vinay Basavaraju, Narayana Manjunatha, Channaveerachari N. Kumar, Sharad Philip, and Mahesh Gowda. “The Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016: Challenges and Opportunities.” Indian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 61, 2019, pp. s809–s815.

Mather, Lisa, Victoria Blom, Gunnar Bergström, and Pia Svedberg. “Adverse Outcomes of Sick Leave due to Mental Disorders: A Prospective Study of Discordant Twin Pairs.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, vol. 47, no. 2, 2019, pp. 127–136.

Nouf-Latif, F., K. Andersson, and U. Markström. “Encouraging Real or Make-Believe Citizen-Workers? Narratives of Self-Realization Versus Disabling Support-to-Work Contexts by Individuals with High Functioning Autism.” Alter, 2019, online ahead of print.

Ruiz, Sarah, Katherine Giuriceo, Joe Caldwell, Lynne P. Snyder, and Michelle Putnam. “Care Coordination Models Improve Quality of Care for Adults Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2019, online ahead of print.

Schwegler, U., M. Nützi, A. Marti, B. Trezzini, and the SwiSCI study group. “Pre- and Post-Injury Job Type Distributions of Individuals with SCI in Relation to Structural Changes in the Labor Market: A Comparative Analysis Based on Findings from the Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Cohort Study.” Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 2019, online ahead of print.

Tripney, Janice, Nina Hogrebe, Elena Schmidt, Carol Vigurs, and Ruth Stewart. “Employment Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Campbell Systematic Review.” Research on Social Work Practice, vol. 29, no. 3, 2019, pp. 243–255.

Van Aswegen, J., and M. Shevlin. “Disabling Discourses and Ableist Assumptions: Reimagining Social Justice Through Education for Disabled People Through a Critical Discourse Analysis Approach.” Policy Futures in Education, 2019, online ahead of print.