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Week of September 11, 2017

In the News this Week

Innes, Stephanie. “Arizona Moving Ahead with Proposal to Add AHCCCS Work Requirements.” Arizona Daily Star. 

Hancock, Jason. “Thousands of Disabled Missourians Are Losing Aid. Will Lawmakers Act Next Week?The Kansas City Star. 

Wallace, Amy. “People with Developmental Disabilities Face Healthcare Disparities.” UPI. 

Glick, Noah. “Jobs and Training Opening for Nevadans with Disabilities.” Reno Public Radio. 

Mayberry, Carly. “Monterey Couple Launch Online Resource for the Disabled Affected by Hurricane Harvey.” Monterey County Herald.

Recent Articles

Brucker, D.L., V. Helms, and T. Souza. “Health and Health Services Access Among Adults with Disabilities Who Receive Federal Housing Assistance.” Housing Policy Debate, 2017, online ahead of print.

Elraz, Hadar. “Identity, Mental Health and Work: How Employees with Mental Health Conditions Recount Stigma and the Pejorative Discourse of Mental Illness.” Human Relations, 2017, online ahead of print.

Esposito, Lucio, and Nicole Hassoun. “Measuring Health Burden Without Discriminating Against the Disabled.” Journal of Public Health, vol. 39, no. 3, 2017, pp. 633–639.

Geiger, B.B., K. Garthwaite, J. Warren, and C. Bambra. “Assessing Work Disability for Social Security Benefits: International Models for the Direct Assessment of Work Capacity.” Disability and Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Grant, Kali, T.J. Sutcliffe, Indivar Dutta-Gupta, and Casey Goldvale. “Security & Stability: Paid Family and Medical Leave and Its Importance to People with Disabilities and Their Families.” Washington, DC: Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and The Arc, fall 2017.

Gross, D.P., J. Park, F. Rayani, C.M. Norris, and S. Esmail. “Motivational Interviewing Improves Sustainable Return to Work in Injured Workers After Rehabilitation: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2017, online ahead of print.

Hall, Sarah A. “Community Involvement of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Their Experiences and Perspectives on Inclusion.” Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 30, no. 5, 2017, pp. 859–871.

Samadi, O., H. Breunis, J. Sandoval, K. Akilan, N. Timilshina, and S.M.H. Alibhai. “Return to Work and Work-Related Disability Among AML Survivors.” Annals of Hematology, vol. 96, no. 10, 2017, pp. 1625–1633.

Stafford, Lisa, Gregory Marston, Marianella Chamorro-Koc, Amanda Beatson, and Judy Drennan. “Why One Size Fits All Approach to Transition in Disability Employment Services Hinders Employability of Young People with Physical and Neurological Disabilities in Australia.” Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, online ahead of print.

Sung, C., and A. Connor. “Social-Cognitive Predictors of Vocational Outcomes in Transition Youth with Epilepsy: Application of Social Cognitive Career Theory.” Rehabilitation Psychology, vol. 62, no. 3, 2017, pp. 276–289.

Tsai, Yuping. “Education and Disability Trends of Older Americans, 2000–2014.” Journal of Public Health, vol. 39, no. 3, 2017, pp. 447–453.

Whittle, H.J., K. Palar, N.A. Ranadive, J.M. Turan, M. Kushel, and S.D. Weiser. “The Land of the Sick and the Land of the Healthy”: Disability, Bureaucracy, and Stigma Among People Living with Poverty and Chronic Illness in the United States.” Social Science & Medicine, 2017, online ahead of print.

Wilson, Nathan J., Hayden Jaques, Amanda Johnson, and Michelle L. Brotherton. “From Social Exclusion to Supported Inclusion: Adults with Intellectual Disability Discuss Their Lived Experiences of a Structured Social Group.” Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 30, no. 5, 2017, pp. 847–858.