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

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Week of September 16, 2019

In the News this Week

Budryk, Zack. “Disability Rights Groups Join Challenge to ‘Public Charge’ Rule.” The Hill.

Serres, Chris, and Glenn Howatt. “For Those Living with Disabilities in Minnesota, ‘Geography Is Destiny’.” Star Tribune.

Giammarise, Kate. “Planned Closure of Polk Center Marks the End of an Era and the Start of a Battle.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Smith, Harrison. “Marca Bristo, Leading Advocate for People with Disabilities, Dies at 66.” The Washington Post.

News from Abroad

Young, Evan. “The Disability Royal Commission Is Underway. Here’s Why It Matters.” SBS News.

Livingston, Angus. “Disability Support Pay Too Low: Experts.” The Canberra Times.

Recent Articles

Barba-Sánchez, V., P. Ortíz-García, and Á. Olaz-Capitán. “Entrepreneurship and Disability: Methodological Aspects and Measurement Instrument.” Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, vol. 22, no. 2S, 2019, online only.

Carrero, J., A. Krzeminska, and C.E.J. Härtel. “The DXC Technology Work Experience Program: Disability-Inclusive Recruitment and Selection in Action.” Journal of Management and Organization, vol. 25, no. 4, 2019, pp. 535–542.

Christensen, T.N., I.G. Wallstrøm, E. Stenager, A.B. Bojesen, C. Gluud, M. Nordentoft, and L.F. Eplov. “Effects of Individual Placement and Support Supplemented with Cognitive Remediation and Work-Focused Social Skills Training for People with Severe Mental Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” JAMA Psychiatry, 2019, online ahead of print.

Davis, Lori L., Sandra G. Resnick, Kelly P. Maieritsch, Kenneth C. Weber, Christopher R. Erbes, Thad Q. Strom, Kimberly P. McCall, and Tassos C. Kyriakides. “Employment Outcomes from VA Vocational Services Involving Transitional Work for Veterans with a Diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, vol. 42, no. 3, 2019, pp. 257–267.

Harrati, A., P. Hepburn, V. Meausonne, and M.R. Cullen. “Characterizing Long-Term Trajectories of Work and Disability Leave: The Role of Occupational Exposures, Health, and Personal Demographics.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2019, online ahead of print.

Hemphill, Elizabeth, and Carol T. Kulik. “Staying in the Race: Counselor Visits and Job Search Confidence Among People with Disabilities.” Journal of Employment Counseling, vol. 56, no. 3, 2019, pp. 127–140.

Joensuu, Matti, Pauliina Mattila‐Holappa, Kirsi Ahola, Mika Kivimäki, Katinka Tuisku, Aki Koskinen, Jussi Vahtera, and Marianna Virtanen. “Predictors of Employment in Young Adults with Psychiatric Work Disability.” Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 13, no. 5, 2019, pp. 1083–1089.

Levere, Michael. “The Labor Market Consequences of Receiving Disability Benefits During Childhood.” The Journal of Human Resources, 2019, online ahead of print.

Li, X., W. Zhang, H. Sun, and A.H. Anis. “Effects of Health Status on Work Exit and Absenteeism Among the Older Working Population in China: A Secondary Analysis of a Cohort Sample.” BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 9, 2019, online only.

Maynard, Charles, and Karin Nelson. “Compensation for Veterans with Service Connected Disabilities: Current Findings and Future Implications.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 2019, online ahead of print.

Park, Shin H., Yun J. C. Song, Eleni A. Demetriou, Karen L. Pepper, Alice Norton, Emma E. Thomas, Ian B. Hickie, Daniel F. Hermens, Nick Glozier, and Adam J. Guastella. “Disability, Functioning, and Quality of Life Among Treatment-Seeking Young Autistic Adults and Its Relation to Depression, Anxiety, and Stress.” Autism, vol. 23, no. 7, 2019, pp. 1675–1686.

Sakakibara, Kenjiro. “Work Exclusion and Disability Types: The Heterogeneity of Disability as Social Exclusion in the 2011 Irish Census Microdata.” Irish Journal of Sociology, 2019, online ahead of print.