disability

State and local area estimates of depression and anxiety among adults with disabilities in 2006

Catherine A. Okoro, M.S., Lela R. McKnight-Eily, Ph.D., Tara W. Strine, M.P.H., John E. Crews, Ph.D., James B. Holt, Ph.D., Lina S. Balluz, Sc.D. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 78–90, April 2011 Published […]

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A population-based assessment of the health, functional status, and consequent family impact among children with Down syndrome

Laura A. Schieve, Ph.D., Sheree L. Boulet, Dr.P.H., Michael D. Kogan, Ph.D., Kim Van Naarden-Braun, Ph.D., Coleen A. Boyle, Ph.D. Although the currently accepted terminology for mental retardation is “intellectual disability,” we use the term “mental retardation” in describing our results because this was the term used in the NS-CSHCN instrument and we wanted to […]

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Health disparities among adults with physical disabilities or cognitive limitations compared to individuals with no disabilities in the United States

Amanda Reichard, Ph.D., Hayley Stolzle, M.P.H., Michael H. Fox, Sc.D. Disability and Health Journal,  Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 59–67, April 2011 Published Online: July 15, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.05.003s   Abstract Background National survey data indicate the number of individuals reporting a disability is rising. Those with disabilities experience a large number of barriers to health […]

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Employer benefits from making workplace accommodations

Tatiana I. Solovieva, Ed.D., Denetta L. Dowler, Ed.D., Richard T. Walls, Ph.D. International Center for Disability Information, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Published Online: April 26, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.03.001 Background: This study explored workplace disability accommodations and their benefits. The participants were employers and human resource professionals who had not used the services of the Job […]

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A prospective study to examine the influence of secondary health conditions on vocational rehabilitation client employment outcomes

Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D., Tom Seekins, Ph.D., Nancy Arnold, Ph.D., The University of Montana Rural Institute, Missoula, MT, USA Published Online: April 15, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.02.001  Background: Adults with disabilities experience a variety of secondary health conditions that have a negative association with employment. Vocational rehabilitation (VR) provides one possible access point for providing health promotion activities to […]

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