ADA

Disability identity development model: Voices from the ADA-generation

Anjali J. Forber-Pratt, Ph.D., Marianne P. Zape, B.A. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p350–355 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.013   Background For persons with disabilities, 2015 was a historic year, marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It is important to […]

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Factors influencing Circuit Court of Appeals decisions under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Michael H. Fox, Sc.D., Amanda Reichard, Ph.D. †Both authors received portions of salary support from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to work on this project. Funding for this work was used to pay for portions of salary for both authors and was provided by NIDRR grant H133B00050, awarded to the University […]

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Construction and validation of the Outpatient Health Care Usability Profile (OHCUP)

Charles E. Drum, M.P.A., J.D., Ph.D., Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Emily S. Walsh, M.P.H. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.08.001 Disability and Health Journal, October 2012 Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 292–297  Abstract Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires health care facilities to provide equal access to patents with disabilities. Yet, people with disabilities experience many access barriers. Objective/hypothesis To […]

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May 21, 2013

Ensuring Quality Services and Supports Under Medicaid – May 23 United Spinal Association-AAHD May 23 webinar, 2:00 pm EST. Learn more here. Money Follows the Person – Medicaid Rebalancing Status May 10 National Health Policy Forum report. Learn more here. California-Illinois-Massachusetts-Ohio-Washington: Comparison of CMS-States Demos for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid May 6 […]

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Health Disparities Research: Accessible Health Care

Commentary: Defining Disability in Health Care Education. Long-Bellil LM, OʼConnor DM, Robey KL, Hahn JE, Minihan PM, Graham CL, Smeltzer SC; on behalf of the Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education. The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education is a collaborative network of health care educators promoting the inclusion of disability-related content in […]

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EEOC Finalizes ADA Regulations

The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 significantly expanded the scope of disabilities protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), essentially overturning several U.S. Supreme Court rulings and invalidating some of the ADA regulations issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The ADAAA took effect on January 1, 2009. The EEOC recently finalized amendments […]

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ADA compliance and the accessibility of physical activity facilities in western Oregon.

Objective: One of the mandates of Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is to address the accessibility of public facilities for all people. The aim of this study was to determine how compliant physical activity facilities in western Oregon were with regard to Title III of the ADA. Comparisons were also made […]

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ADA compliance and the accessibility of physical activity facilities in western Oregon.

Objective: One of the mandates of Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is to address the accessibility of public facilities for all people. The aim of this study was to determine how compliant physical activity facilities in western Oregon were with regard to Title III of the ADA. Comparisons were also made […]

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