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

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Recent Articles

Week of August 19, 2019

In the News this Week

Serres, Chris, and Marissa Evans. “Minnesota Launches New Housing Benefit for Poor Seniors and People with Disabilities.” Star Tribune.

Bennett, Abbie. “VA Hasn’t Delivered on Promise to Rule on Agent Orange-Linked Diseases 5 Months Later.” ConnectingVets.com.

Brodey, Denise. “The New Faces of Disability: Busting Stereotypes and Bending the World to Fit Their Needs.” Forbes.

Catt, Mary. “Yang-Tan Institute to Lead National Disability Policy Center.” Cornell Chronicle.

News from Abroad

Rose, Beth. “Disabled Students’ Allowances: Over Half of Eligible Students Miss Out.” BBC News. 

Recent Articles

Berkovic, D., D. Ayton, A.M. Briggs, and I.N. Ackerman. ““I Would Be More of a Liability Than an Asset”: Navigating the Workplace as a Younger Person with Arthritis.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

Bovin, Michelle J., Eric C. Meyer, Nathan A. Kimbrel, Sarah E. Kleiman, Jonathan D. Green, Sandra B. Morissette, and Brian P. Marx. “Using the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 to Assess Disability in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” PLoS ONE, vol. 14, no. 8, 2019, online only.

Brouwers, E.P.M., M.C.W. Joosen, C. van Zelst, and J. Van Weeghel. “To Disclose or Not to Disclose: A Multi-Stakeholder Focus Group Study on Mental Health Issues in the Work Environment.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

Francis, Roberta L. “Searching for the Voice of People with Disabilities in Peace and Conflict Research and Practice.” Peace & Change, vol. 44, no. 3, 2019, pp. 295–320.

Ganguly, Rahul, and Harsha N. Perera. “Profiles of Psychological Resilience in College Students with Disabilities.” Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, vol. 37, no. 5, 2019, pp. 635–651.

Leung, Nina, Xuguang G. Tao, and Edward J. Bernacki. “The Relationship of the Amount of Physical Therapy to Time Lost from Work and Costs in the Workers’ Compensation System.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol. 61, no. 8, 2019, pp. 635–640.

Marck, C.H., Z. Aitken, S. Simpson Jr., T.J. Weiland, A. Kavanagh, and G.A. Jelinek. “Predictors of Change in Employment Status and Associations with Quality of Life: A Prospective International Study of People with Multiple Sclerosis.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

Melson-Silimon, A., A.M. Harris, E.L. Shoenfelt, J.D. Miller, and N.T. Carter. “Personality Testing and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Cause for Concern as Normal and Abnormal Personality Models Are Integrated.” Industrial and Organizational Psychology, vol. 12, no. 2, 2019, pp. 119–132.

Miller, A.A., W.J. Therrien, and J.E. Romig. “Reducing Recidivism: Transition and Reentry Practices for Detained and Adjudicated Youth with Disabilities.” Education and Treatment of Children, vol. 42, no. 3, 2019, pp. 409–438.

Palmer, Michael, Jenny Williams, and Barbara McPake. “Standard of Living and Disability in Cambodia.” The Journal of Development Studies, vol. 55, no. 11, 2019, pp. 2382–2402.

Turcotte, Samuel, Maude Beaudoin, Catherine Vallée, Claude Vincent, and François Routhier. “Psychometric Properties of the Community Integration Questionnaire: A Systematic Review of Five Populations.” Clinical Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.

van Hoffen, Marieke F.A., Giny Norder, Jos W.R. Twisk, and Corné A.M. Roelen. “Development of Prediction Models for Sickness Absence due to Mental Disorders in the General Working Population.” Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2019, online ahead of print.