Housing

Discrimination of tenants with a visual impairment on the housing market: Empirical evidence from correspondence tests

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe, Ph.D., Koen Van der Bracht, Ph.D., Bart Van de Putte, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal  April 2016, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 226–233 Published online: October 24, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.002 Background According to the social model of disability, physical ‘impairments’ become disabilities through exclusion in social relations. An obvious form of social exclusion might […]

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Homeowner and homebuyer impressions of visitable features

Paper presented at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, October 2014. Jack L. Nasar, Ph.D., Julia R. Elmer, M.A., M.B.A., M.P.H., Ph.D.(c) The Ohio State University, USA Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 1, p 108–117 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.012 Background Though visitable house features (32+″ wide doors; no-step or low slope entries; and a […]

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Disability levels and correlates among older mobile home dwellers, an NHATS analysis

Tala M. Al-Rousan, M.D., Linda M. Rubenstein, Ph.D., Robert B. Wallace, M.D., M.Sc. Disability and Health Journal July 2015 Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 363–371 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.01.002 Background Although remarkably understudied, manufactured or mobile homes are the housing choice for nearly 20 million Americans and little is known about the health of older persons living in mobile homes. Objective […]

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Nutritional intervention improves menu adequacy in group homes for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities

Kathleen Humphries, Ph.D., Alison Pepper, M.A., Meg Ann Traci, Ph.D., Julianna Olson, Tom Seekins  Disability and Health Journal, July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 136–144 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.004 Abstract Background Research documents that adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) living in the community experience nutritional deficits, inadequate diets, and poor nutritional status. Objective We developed a nutrition […]

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Variation in types of service use and expenditures for individuals with developmental disabilities

Taewoon Kang, Ph.D., Charlene Harrington, Ph.D. Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143-0612, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 30–41 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.008 Abstract Background This study examined the types of services and expenditures for 8 service categories provided by regional centers to 138,336 […]

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Physical access in urban public housing facilities

Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, Ph.D., Gail Regan, Ph.D., P.T., Jacqueline Y. Reese-Smith, M.A., Katie M. Heinrich, Ph.D., Rebecca E. Lee, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 25–29 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.003   Abstract Background Public housing facilities play an important role in housing individuals with physical disabilities, including older adults, who are unable to afford […]

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