Community Integration

Consumers’ and workers’ perspectives about consumer-directed services in the United States

Jamie G. Swaine, B.A.; Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., M.S.W; Leah Igdalsky, B.A.; Robyn M. Powell, J.D. Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA Disability and Health Journal, July 2016 Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 464–471 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.002 Background Consumer direction is a service delivery model that shifts decision-making from […]

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Trends in disability and program participation among U.S. veterans

Yonatan Ben-Shalom, Jennifer R. Tennant, David C. Stapleton DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.008 Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 3, p449–456 Published online: January 6, 2016 Background Disability is increasingly part of the lives of veterans and more research is needed to understand its impact on veterans’ participation in disability benefit programs. Objective We examine how recent trends in receipt of service-connected […]

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Food security among young adults with disabilities in the United States: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey

Debra L. Brucker, M.P.A., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p 298–305 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.003 Background Prior research has suggested that young adults with disabilities face economic, health and social disadvantage. Food security, an area of disadvantage that can influence overall health, has not been fully explored for this population. Objective To examine […]

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The brain injury case management taxonomy (BICM-T); a classification of community-based case management interventions for a common language

Sue Lukersmith, M.Erg., B.App.Sc. (O.T.) , Ana Fernandez, Ph.D., Michael Millington, Ph.D., Luis Salvador-Carulla, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p272–280 Published online: October 15, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.09.006 Background Case management is a complex intervention. Complexity arises from the interaction of different components: the model (theoretical basis), implementation context (service), population and […]

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You say you want a revolution: An empirical study of community-based participatory research with people with developmental disabilities

Katherine E. McDonald, Ph.D, Erin Stack, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2 Published online: January 03, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.006 Background Community-based participatory research (CBPR) seeks to improve the responsiveness of science to community priorities and foster positive community change through equitable research collaborations between scientists and community members. CBPR resonates with disability rights […]

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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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Pilot study exploring quality of life and barriers to leisure-time physical activity in persons with moderate to severe multiple sclerosis

Elizabeth A. Vanner, M.S., Pamela Block, Ph.D., Christopher C. Christodoulou, Ph.D., Beverly P. Horowitz, Ph.D., Lauren B. Krupp, M.D. Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 58–65 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.001 Abstract Background We sought to assess how impairment (physiological/psychological) and disability (social/environmental) are associated with physical and leisure/recreation activity levels and quality of life […]

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Distribution of secondary medical problems, impairments, and participation limitations among adults with disabilities and their relationship to health and other outcomes

Susan Kinne, Ph.D. Seattle, WA 78116, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 42–50 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.006 Abstract Background The purpose of this study was to describe the distribution and relationship of 16 secondary medical problems, impairments, and participation limitations among adults with disabilities to demographic characteristics, self-reported health, satisfaction with life, and […]

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People with mobility impairments: Physical activity and quality of participation

Angela Crawford, M.S.O.T./S., Holly H. Hollingsworth, Ph.D., Kerri Morgan, M.S.O.T., O.T.R./L., David B. Gray, Ph.D. Program in Occupational Therapy and Department of Neurology, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 7–13 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.004 Abstract Background We sought to describe the characteristics of physical […]

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Nursing home emancipation: A preliminary study of efforts by centers for independent living in urban and rural areas

Tom Seekins, Ph.D., Craig Ravesloot, Ph.D., Marsha Katz, M.S., Bob Liston, M.S., Mike Oxford, B.A., Billy Altom, B.A., Glen White, Ph.D., Richard Petty, M.B.A., Bob Kafka, M.Ed. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 245–253, October 2011   Abstract Background The U.S. Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision affirmed the right of individual with disabilities to […]

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