Children

Associations between neurodevelopmental disorders and factors related to school, health, and social interaction in schoolchildren: Results from a Swedish population-based survey

Linda Beckman, Ph.D., Staffan Janson, M.D., Ph.D., Laura von Kobyletzki, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: May 18, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.05.002 Background Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to be surrounded by different risk factors. In order to work preventively with decreasing ADHD and ASD […]

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Using an evidence-based online module to improve parents’ ability to support their child with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Chantal Camden, Ph.D, Véronique Foley, M.Sc., Dana Anaby, Ph.D., Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Ph.D., Camille Gauthier-Boudreault, M.Sc., Jade Berbari, B.Sc., Cheryl Missiuna, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal July 2017, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 406–415 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.04.002 Background Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder. Best practices include raising parents’ awareness and building capacity but few interventions […]

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Quality of life and psychological affect related to sport participation in children and youth athletes with physical disabilities: A parent and athlete perspective

Deborah R. Shapiro, Ph.D.Correspondence information about the author Ph.D. Deborah R. ShapiroEmail the author Ph.D. Deborah R. Shapiro, Laurie A. Malone, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: December 02, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.007 Background Adapted sport, with its recreational, therapeutic, and competitive characteristics is increasingly serving as a forum through which to develop […]

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Adults’ recollections and perceptions of childhood caregiving to a parent with significant physical disability

Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., Amy J. Wint, M.Sc., Karen A. Kuhlthau, Ph.D., Alexy Arauz Boudreau, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2 Published online: November 19, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.009 Background Caregiving roles of children <18 years of age living with parents with health conditions or disability have been studied extensively abroad, but little […]

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Becoming disabled: The association between disability onset in younger adults and subsequent changes in productive engagement, social support, financial hardship and subjective wellbeing

Eric Emerson, Ph.D., Maina Kariuki, M.Sc., Anne Honey, Ph.D., Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Ph.D. Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Australia Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p448–456 Published online: April 23, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.03.004 Background Very few population-based studies have investigated the association between the onset of health conditions/impairments associated with […]

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A survey on feasibility of ICF-CY use to describe persisting difficulties in executing tasks and activities of children and adolescent with disability in Italy

Paolo Meucci, Ph.D., Matilde Leonardi, M.D., Marina Sala, M.D., Andrea Martinuzzi, M.D., Emanuela Russo, Psy.D., Mara Buffoni, Ph.D., Guido Fusaro, M.D., Alberto Raggi, Psy.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p433–441 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.006 Background The criterion for the provision of disability benefits to people under 18 in Italy […]

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Modeling the determinants of Medicaid home care payments for children with special health care needs: A structural equation model approach

Omolola E. Adepoju, Ph.D., M.P.H., Yichen Zhang, M.S., Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H. Texas A&M University, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Policy and Management, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p426–432 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.003 Background The management of children with […]

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Validity of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY) for Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in sustainable development projects

Mary Khetani, Sc.D., Jenifer Marley, M.S., Megan Baker, M.S., Erin Albrecht, M.S., Gary Bedell, Ph.D., Wendy Coster, Ph.D., Dana Anaby, Ph.D., Mary Law, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p226–235 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.003 Background Participation in home, school, and community activities is an important indicator of child health […]

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Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans

David Ian Walker, Ph.D., Jean-François Cardin, M.S., Neelu Chawla, M.S., David Topp, Ph.D., Thomaseo Burton, Ph.D., Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p216–225 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.004 Background Young children in military families with a member who has a life changing injury can experience emotional difficulties […]

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The association of illness perceptions with depressive symptoms and general psychological distress in parents of an offspring with autism spectrum disorder

Dimitra Gatzoyia, M.Sc., Konstantinos Kotsis, M.D., Ph.D., Iouliani Koullourou, M.D., M.Sc., Panagiota Goulia, M.D., André F. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., Spyros Soulis, Ph.D., Thomas Hyphantis, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p173–180 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.10.008 Background Raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a severe […]

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